The family of a man who died trying to save his wife in the attack on a Tunisian hotel have paid tribute to his hometown.
The Cornish town of Bodmin has rallied around the family of 59-year-old Stephen Mellor.
A church service was held earlier this week in tribute to Mr Mellor and in support of his wife Cheryl, who is recovering in hospital after losing her hand in the massacre.
"The sons and family of Stephen Mellor would like to express their thanks for all the support and good wishes they have received from the Bodmin community.
“In this most difficult of times it gives the family great support to know that Stephen was loved by so many in the local area.”
A minute's silence was observed across the country at noon today, in memory of those lost in the attack.
A minute's silence has been held across the country in memory of those who were killed in the Tunisia beach attacks.
Among them was Stephen Mellor from Bodmin, whose wife Cheryl was injured, losing her hand in the massacre. The community paid tribute to them in their local church earlier this week.
A Cornish town has gathered together in support of the family of Stephen Mellor, who was murdered in the massacre in Tunisia.
He did shielding his wife Cheryl, who lost her hand and suffered severe gunshot wounds. She has since been brought back to the UK for treatment in hospital.
Candles were lit and prayers were said at St Petroc's Church in Bodmin, in tribute to the family.
There have been emotional scenes in a Cornish church today, as the town of Bodmin remembers a man killed in Tunisia saving his wife's life.
Stephen Mellor was killed on the beach as he shielded his wife Cheryl from the gunman. His body was returned to the UK today, while Cheryl is being treated for serious gunshot injuries in a British hospital.
A service for the couple is being held at St Petroc's Church this evening, but earlier children left handmade sympathy cards and tributes were paid by Revd. Canon Graham Minors, the Team Rector of Bodmin, and local MP Scott Mann. They spoke to Jacquie Bird.
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A service is taking place today in memory of a man from Cornwall killed in the Tunisian beach attack.
59-year-old Stephen Mellor died trying to shield his wife Cheryl during the shooting on Friday. She was injured and remains in hospital in Sousse.
The service will be held at St Petroc's church in Bodmin at 7 this evening.
A couple from South Devon say they've been left stranded in Tunisia with no information from their tour operator about when they'll be able to fly home. Jayne Bostock Tapper and her husband Paul say they're among more than 200 British tourists at the Royal Kenz Hotel in Sousse.
Jayne and Paul, from Newton Abbot, were on the beach when the massacre occurred close by on Friday.
"We ran for our lives with the gunshots behind us. It was all so upsetting. I've been unable to sleep at night.
"All we want to do is come home. Thomson keep giving us times for updates, but nothing is happening. All the tourists from other countries have gone, it's just British tourists left"
ITV News has contacted Thomson for information about when the couple will be flown home. At time of publication, the company had yet to reply.
A man from Bodmin is missing and feared dead following the massacre in Tunisia. Stephen Mellor, 59, was holidaying with his wife Cheryl. She suffered gunshot wounds and is recovering in hospital.
Mrs Mellor told the Sunday Mirror that her husband slumped motionless in front of her while trying to shield her from the killer. Full details here.
A Weymouth man has told of his horrifying experience in Tunisia where at least 37 people were killed in an armed attack.
Macauley Arnold and his girlfriend were staying in the holiday resort of Sousse when a gunman opened fire on the beach.
They were saved by a local Tunisian who hid several tourists in his home:
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