Bideford man Edgar Fairhurst in court on murder charge

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Image caption Edgar Fairhurst was charged after a woman's body was found in Riverside Close, Bideford

A 74-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of an 83-year-old woman.

Edgar Fairhurst, of Riverside Close, Bideford, Devon, did not enter a plea when he appeared at Exeter Magistrates' Court.

He was charged after police found a woman's body in Riverside Close early on Wednesday.

Mr Fairhurst was remanded in custody to reappear before magistrates for a bail hearing on Monday.

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