Live updates

National appeal over mystery death in Cornwall

Detectives are hoping a reconstruction of the last known movements of a man found dead on a Cornish beach will help them find out what happened to him.

Alan Jeal's naked body was found washed up on the beach at Perranporth in February. It is hoped tonight's national appeal will provide some answers about what happened.

Advertisement

83-year-old killed in Wadebridge car crash

An 83-year-old woman from St Teath, Cornwall, has died following a car crash in Wadebridge this afternoon (Tuesday 1 April). Her car collided with another near the Ball Roundabout on the A39 at around 2pm, and the road is still closed for police investigations.

The driver of the other car is in Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, with serious injuries.

Sudden death of Wadebridge girl is "unexplained"

Tayla Woodard died suddenly on Sunday morning Credit: Facebook

Police are treating the death of a 20 year old student from Wadebridge as "unexplained' after she died suddenly in hospital in London on Sunday morning.

Taylor Woodard, a former student at Truro College, was studying for a multimedia journalism degree at Bournemouth University.

She was taken ill at an address in south west London and subsequently died in hospital.

VIDEO: CCTV released of Perranporth beach victim

Police have released CCTV footage of the man whose naked body was washed up on Perranporth Beach last week. They hope to find out more information about how he died.

64-year-old Alan Jeal, from Wadebridge, was filmed in Wadebridge town centre on Monday 24 February.

Police have said Mr Jeal may have been murdered. His injuries weren't consistent with drowning.

Advertisement

Lib Dem replaces Collin Brewer in Wadebridge by-election

The Liberal Democrat Stephen Knightley has been elected as the new councillor for Wadebridge East in Cornwall to succeed Collin Brewer. He won by 9 votes.

The by-election was called after Mr Brewer resigned in July in a row over comments he made about disabled children. Full results:

  • Stephen Knightley (Lib Dem) 408
  • Tony Rush (Independent) 399
  • Stephen Rushworth (Conservative) 217
  • Roderick Harrison (UKIP) 202
  • Adrian Jones (Labour) 58
Load more updates

Advertisement

Today's top stories