Cornwall

Helston murder: Man charged over Colin Payne death

Colin Payne
Image caption Colin Payne's body was found in Helston on Sunday

A man has been charged with the murder of a pensioner in west Cornwall.

The body of Colin Payne, 72, was discovered in a flat at Sanctuary Lane in Helston at about 19:30 BST on Sunday.

Devon and Cornwall Police arrested a 54-year-old man in the Nottingham area on Tuesday night, who was then escorted back to the South West.

The man, who is from St Austell, will appear at Truro Magistrates Court later.

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