Man admits Redruth murder of soldier David Curnow

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Image caption A man has pleaded guilty to the murder of soldier Dave Curnow

A man has pleaded guilty to the murder of a soldier in Cornwall.

Liam Laing, of Brookside, Chacewater, admitted killing 20-year-old David Curnow on 21 September in Redruth.

Mr Curnow was found injured after "a disturbance" outside The Zone nightclub and later died in hospital, Truro Crown Court heard.

A second man, Connor Hammond, 21, of Johns Park, Redruth, pleaded not guilty to murder and is expected to go on trial in April.

Laing will be sentenced at a later date.

Mr Hammond was remanded in custody.

Image caption Flowers were placed at the scene where Mr Curnow was found

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