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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.

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Man appears in court

A man's appeared before magistrates in Exeter, charged with murdering his mother.

The body of Linda Sheard, who was 63, was found at a house in Brixington, near Exmouth, last Wednesday.

Andrew Cane, who's 30, has been remanded in custody to appear at Exeter Crown court at the end of the month. A post mortem examination has proved inconclusive. Further tests are being carried out.

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