Police investigating the death of a man whose naked body was found on Perranporth beach say they're now winding down their inquiries.
The body of 64-year-old Alan Jeal from Wadebridge was found with a sock and headphones stuffed into his mouth. He also had multiple injuries which police couldn't explain. He was last seen around Wadebridge, Truro, Newquay and Perranporth. Police say they're not ruling out a crime, but neither have they found anything to explain what happened to him.
Police investigating the death of Alan Jeal hope last night's nationwide appeal for information may give them new clues. Mr Jeal's naked body was found on a Cornish beach last February. Detective Chief Inspector Dave Thorne talks to our presenter Ian Axton about why police still can't be sure that Mr Jeal was murdered.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The latest severe flood warning issued by the Environment Agency is for: North Cornwall Coast At Wadebridge including Harbour Road, The Platt, Eddystone Road, Southern Way, Jubilee Road, Egloshayle and Sladesbridge
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
The annual Royal Cornwall Show opens in Wadebridge today.
The 3 day show is an important event for the county's farmers and rural community.
Last year it was hit by bad weather, but this year the visitors should be able to enjoy a sunny showground.