Devon

Parracombe man charged with murder over farm shooting

Parracombe investigation scene
Image caption The victim was found with gunshot wounds near Parracombe on Sunday

A man has been charged with murder following the shooting of a woman on a Devon farm.

David Leeman, 59, from Parracombe, north Devon, will appear before magistrates in Barnstaple on Wednesday.

The victim, aged in her 40s, was found with gunshot wounds after police were called to an incident near Parracombe on Sunday.

Police said Mr Leeman was being kept in custody overnight to appear at North Devon Magistrates' Court.

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