Man charged in connection with death of woman in Par

19 November 2018, 16:53


Police have charged a man in connection with the death of an 81-year-old woman in Par.

Lesley Davies suffered serious head injuries after being assaulted in the street in July and died in hospital two weeks later. 

Brian Downie, 69, from Pembroke Close in Par appeared at Plymouth Crown Court charged with murder. 

He was remanded to HMP Exeter, and now awaits a pre-trial hearing at Truro Crown Court on a date to be confirmed.