A teenager's due to appear in court charged with the murder of a 91-year-old man from Cornwall. Tom Lang died from multiple fractures in hospital after an incident at his home in Launceston in April.
19 year old Stephen Lang also from Launceston was initially charged with theft and GBH. He is expected to appear at Truro Crown Court via videolink this morning.
A man's due to appear before magistrates charged with the murder of a 91-year-old man from Cornwall. Tom Lang died from multiple fractures in hospital after an incident at his home in Launceston in April. Stephen Lang a is expected to appear before Truro magistrates this afternoon.
A 48 year old woman from Darite near Liskeard is due before magistrates charged with murder. It follows the death of a 48 year old man from Darite on Sunday. He had a serious chest wound and was airlifted to hospital but did not survive.
Sandra Clinch will appear at Bodmin Magistrates Court this morning.
A man arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a woman in Plymouth has been released on bail.
Police were called to a house in Devonport in the early hours of Thursday morning. The victim, thought to be a 24 year-old mother of one who lived at the address, was declared dead by paramedics.
The woman's daughter is safe and being cared for by family. Police are appealing for witnesses and would like to speak to anyone in the area who knew the woman socially.
Police are continuing to question a man on suspicion of murder after a 24-year-old woman was found dead in Plymouth.
Emergency services were called to Vaagso Close, in the Devonport area, in the early hours of Thursday morning.
The victim was declared dead by paramedics.
A 28 year old man was arrested at the scene. Police have until late this afternoon to question him.
Officers from Devon and Cornwall police have been conducting house-to-house enquiries in the area.
A Cornish fisherman has been jailed for a minimum of 16 years after being found guilty of murdering a man who died two years after being attacked.
Brian Harrison, 31, from Newlyn, pleaded not guilty to murdering Neville Dunn on New Year's Eve 2007.
He was previously convicted of grievous bodily harm but was tried for murder after Mr Dunn died in October 2009.
It is only the second time in England a person has been tried for murder after being convicted of a lesser offence.
A fisherman from Newlyn, who had been convicted of GBH, has now been jailed for murder in relation to the same attack. Brian Harrison had been jailed for 6 years after attacking another fisherman, Neville Dunn. Harrison was re-tried for murder after Mr.Dunn, who'd been in a coma, died.
Newlyn fisherman Brian Harrison has been jailed for life today. The fisherman from Newlyn was convicted of murdering Neville Dunn. Mr Dunn died two years after he was assaulted by Harrison.
Harrison was jailed for six years for the assault but after Mr.Dunn's death he was re-tried for murder. It's only the second time this has happened in English law. Today he was sentenced to a minimum of 16 years.