Police arrest man whose mother was found dead in Exmouth

Linda Sheard was found dead in Exmouth on Wednesday Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

A man wanted in connection with the death of his mother in Devon has been arrested in the Gloucester area.

The body of 63-year-old Linda Sheard was found at her home in Exmouth on Wednesday.

Police say 30-year-old Andrew Cane was arrested on suspicion of murder in the early hours. He is being held in custody in Exeter.


Man jailed for killing mother

A man from Exmouth has been convicted of murdering his mother. 30-year-old Andrew Cane was ordered to serve 15 years for killing Linda Sheard.