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Teenager in court charged with murder of 47-year-old man

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Image caption Police were called to Bridge Court in Exeter over "concern for the welfare" of a 47-year-old man

A teenager has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of a 47-year-old man.

Delton Jones, 19, of Burleigh Mews, Liverpool, is accused of murdering Jonathan Povey in Exeter, Devon.

Police were called to Bridge Court, Exe Street, in the early hours of Friday morning by ambulance staff.

Mr Povey, who also originated from Liverpool, was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital where he died.

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Mr Jones has also been charged with being concerned in the supply of heroin and cocaine.

He will next appear at Exeter Crown Court on 20 April.