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Man in court charged with Cornwall killing

Gwavas Road, Newlyn Image copyright Google
Image caption The body of Michael Horner was found at a property in Gwavas Road, Newlyn

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a man in Cornwall.

Daniel Burgess, aged 37, of Chywoone avenue Newlyn, Penzance is accused of killing 48-year-old Michael Horner, Bodmin Magistrates' Court heard.

Mr Horner's body was found by police on 29 December at his home on Gwavas Road, after concerns were raised about his welfare.

The case has been committed to Truro Crown Court where Mr Burgess is due to appear on Friday.

A second man had been arrested over the incident but Devon and Cornwall Police said no further action would be taken against him.

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