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Man sentenced for murdering Plymouth mum

Photo of David Wilder who has been sentenced for the murder of a woman in Plymouth
David Wilder has been sentenced to life in prison Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

A 42 year old man from Plymouth has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Kerry Power. Her body was found in Tailyour Street in the town in December. David Wilder from Crownhill pleaded guilty to her murder and has been told he will serve a minimum of seventeen and a half years imprisonment.

“I welcome the life sentence today for the selfish murder of Kerry which was committed by a controlling and manipulative individual. The investigation team would like to pay tribute to the family who have conducted themselves with dignity and courage throughout, especially Kerry’s 10 year old son Ollie”.

– Detective Inspector Nassaris, Senior Investigating Officer


Man banned from Plymouth for two years

Still of Sean Marsden
Marsden has a history of abusive and anti-social behaviour Credit: Plymouth City Council

A man with a history of abusive and anti-social behaviour has been banned from the whole of Plymouth for two years.

53 year old Sean Marsden has been banned from the city following a joint court application by the police and Plymouth City Council. He has already been the subject of two restraining orders for the serious harassment of two women.

Space available in Plymouth harbour for MTV Crashes

20,000 people are expecting to pack Plymouth Hoe for tonight's MTV Crashes concert, which will be broadcast across the world. Headliners include Kaiser Chiefs, the 1975 and Kiesza. Kai

Cllr Peter Smith, the Deputy Leader of Plymouth Council is suggesting that the Hoe will be buzzing but there is space in the harbour, if people want to come by boat.

Argyle apologises after early morning alarm

The alarm at Home Park went off early this morning, waking people living near the ground Credit: ITV News West Country

Plymouth Argyle have apologised to residents living near Home Park after the stadium's alarm went off early this morning.

The system - which was being tested ahead of the new season - malfunctioned and woke up several people living in the Milehouse area.

The club says engineers are trying to fix the problem to stop it happening again.


Plymouth prepares to stage MTV Crashes

Preparations for MTV Crashes, which takes place in Plymouth tonight Credit: ITV News West Country

Plymouth is preparing for its biggest event of the year tonight - as MTV Crashes hits the Hoe.

A crowd of around 20,000 people is expected for the event which has the Kaiser Chiefs headlining.

Motorists are being advised to stay clear of the area - there are widespread road closures around the Hoe.

Plymouth gets government grant for sustainable travel

Plymouth gets government grant for sustainable travel Credit: Tim Goode/EMPICS Entertainment

Plymouth has received nearly £750,000 from the Government to support sustainable travel in the city. It will be used to encourage more people to walk, cycle or use the bus.

Part of the money will be spent making the current bus service from the city centre to Royal William Yard more frequent.

£200m Superyacht leaves Plymouth for new owner

The 'Alamshar' is thought to have cost a staggering £200m Credit: ITV News West Country

A new 200 million pound superyacht has left Plymouth after it was constructed at Devonport Dockyard. The "Alamshar" belongs to his Royal Highness, The Aga Khan who is the leader of the world's 20 million Ismaili Muslims. It's rumoured he flew in by helicopter to pick up his purchase.

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