Man remanded in custody over cyclist murder

David Alderson's body was found in a disused copper mine near Carharrack last month Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

A man charged with murdering a cyclist whose body was found in a disused copper mine has appeared before Truro magistrates.

The body of David Alderson, who was 72 and from Falmouth, was found on 18 January at Wheal Maid, near Carharrack.

Kevin Cooper who is from Redruth, was remanded in custody to appear at Truro Crown Court on the fourth of March. Mr Cooper was arrested in Newbury, Berkshire, by Thames Valley Police earlier this week.

Kevin Cooper from Redruth has been remanded in custody until next month Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

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Man remanded in custody over Carharrack mine death

A man charged with murdering a cyclist whose body was found in a disused copper mine has appeared before Truro magistrates.