Cpl Geoffrey McNeill death: Soldier remanded

Geoffrey McNeill Cpl McNeill was found dead at Clive Barracks on Saturday

A soldier has appeared in court charged with murdering a corporal who was found dead at an army barracks in Shropshire.

Cpl Geoffrey McNeill was found dead in an accommodation block at Clive Barracks in Tern Hill at about 09:00 GMT on Saturday.

The 32-year-old, from Ballymoney, County Antrim, was of the First Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment.

Lance Cpl Richard Farrell, 23, also of Clive Barracks, appeared before magistrates in Telford.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Wolverhampton Crown Court on Friday.

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