David Alderson copper mine murder: Second man charged

David Alderson Image copyright Devon and Cornwall Police
Image caption David Alderson was wearing cycling clothing when his body was found

A second man has appeared in court charged with murdering a cyclist who was found in a disused copper mine.

The body of David Alderson, 72, from Falmouth, was found on 18 January at Wheal Maid, near Carharrack, Cornwall.

Trewen Kevern, 21, from Ashfield Road, Falmouth, was remanded by Cornwall magistrates. He is due to appear at Plymouth Crown Court on Wednesday.

Mr Alderson was found wearing cycling clothing when he was found but police have been unable to find a bicycle.

In June, Kevin Cooper, 33, from Poldory View, Carharrack, was remanded in custody at Truro Crown Court after pleading not guilty to murder.

Mr Cooper is due to go on trial on 11 November.

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