Crowlas murder probe: Man, 22, charged over woman's death

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Truro magistrates court
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Jacob Poynton-Whiting was remanded in custody by Truro magistrates

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a woman was found dead with knife wounds.

Jacob Poynton-Whiting, 22, of Crowlas, near Penzance in Cornwall, is charged with murdering Sally Poynton, 44, whose body was found on 22 June at Crowlas.

Mr Poynton-Whiting is also charged with causing grievous bodily harm to an 18-year-old man during the same incident.

He was remanded in custody by Truro magistrates to appear at Truro Crown Court on 27 July.

Police said they were called at 07:00 BST on 22 June to an isolated address following reports of a suspicious death.

Ms Poynton was declared dead at the scene.

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