Surrey

Man pleads guilty to Devil's Den stream murder

Joe McMinn Image copyright Family handout
Image caption Family of Joe McMinn remembered him as a kind man who would be dearly missed

A man has admitted killing a man whose body was found in a stream in woods in Surrey.

Joe McMinn, 28, was found in a wooded area known as Devil's Den, near the Goodwyns housing estate in Dorking, on 28 March.

He had suffered multiple stab wounds in the attack.

Richard Taylor, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to murder at Guildford Crown Court on Wednesday. He will be sentenced on 14 September.

In a tribute, the victim's family described their "dear son, brother and uncle" as a "kind man who would go out of his way to help people".

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