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Hammer attack victim who danced with the Duchess

War veteran Jim Booth has been seriously injured after being beaten with a hammer at his home in Taunton.

He has been described as a 'secret hero' of D-Day. In his later years, the 96-year-old has made some famous connections.

In August 2015, Jim Booth joined the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall for a reception in the grounds of Westminster Abbey.

During the party, which was hosted by the Royal British Legion, Mr Booth took to the floor for a dance with Camilla.

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Arrest made following death of man in Taunton

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Taunton. Credit: PA

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Taunton.

On Monday 20th November, police launched an investigation after the body of a 40-year-old man was found at a property in Upper High Street, Taunton. His death is being treated as suspicious.

The 26-year-old, who is from the Bridgwater area, is currently in custody and enquiries are ongoing.

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