Devon

Linda Sheard death: Son Andrew Cane admits manslaughter

Linda Sheard

A man has admitted killing his mother at her home in Devon, but has denied her murder.

Andrew Cane, 30, was charged after the body of Linda Sheard, 63, was found at her home in Port Mer Close, Brixington, Exmouth, on 11 July.

Mr Cane, of Port Mer Close, pleaded guilty to manslaughter at Exeter Crown Court.

Simon Laws QC, prosecuting, said the Crown did not accept his pleas. Mr Cane's trial will start on 15 July.

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