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5 March 2015 Last updated at 08:21

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CatMan spent £10K to find kitten killer

A businessman spent £10,000 hiring a private detective to find the killer of his daughter's kitten amid claims police "failed to investigate"

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    08:15: Kitten killer criticism Simon Hall Correspondent, BBC South West

    A Truro businessman has claimed he was forced to spend more than £10,000 trying to find the killer of his daughter's kitten because Devon and Cornwall Police were "totally impotent" in investigating the case.

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    The force insist the crime was fully investigated, but Neil Tregarthen says even when his private detectives carried out a six-week investigation and found a prime suspect near where Farah was shot in Exeter, officers refused to begin a prosecution.

     
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    08:06: Glorious start Kevin Thomas BBC Weather Forecaster

    It'll a cold and largely clear start to the day with an early frost and some lovely spells of sunshine. However, it will become increasingly cloudy as the day goes on although it will remain dry.

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    Winds will be mainly from the southwest and light or moderate. Max Temp: 11C (52F)

     
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    08:00: Good morning Matt Pengelly Local Live

    I'll be bringing you all the news, sport, weather and travel updates you need for Thursday.

    Happy St Piran's Day! Make sure you say 'Gool Peran Lowen' to people (they may be somewhat nonplussed). If you want to get in touch, you can email us here.

     
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