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Plymouth man charged with murder after death of baby

The baby was transferred to Bristol Children's Hospital but died on 31 May 2017. Credit: ITV West Country

A man from Plymouth has been charged with murder in connection to the death of a six month old boy.

The baby boy was taken to Derriford Hospital from an address in Stoke in Plymouth on Sunday 28 May 2017, and was later transferred to Bristol Children’s Hospital where he died on 31 May 2017.

26-year-old Lee Anthony Sweet from Plymouth appeared before magistrates today, Wednesday 2 May 2018, and has been remanded in custoday to appear before Truro Crown Court tomorrow, Thursday 3 May.


Argyle's Ryan Edwards gets the all-clear for cancer

Ryan Edwards (left) in action for Argyle last August. Credit: PA

Plymouth Argyle defender Ryan Edwards has revealed that he has beaten cancer.

The former Morecambe player has not played for the Pilgrims since 13 January after he was diagnosed with testicular cancer.

He underwent chemotherapy and is now starting light training having been given the all clear.

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