Cornwall

Launceston man in court over death of 91-year-old

Tom Lang
Image caption Tom Lang was found with multiple fractures in his home in Launceston and later died in hospital

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 91-year-old in Cornwall.

Stephen Lang, 19, of Launceston appeared at Truro Magistrates' Court via videolink charged with the murder of Tom Lang.

Mr Lang, 91, was found with multiple fractures in his Launceston home on 17 April. He died in hospital on 20 April.

The nineteen-year-old is due to appear at Truro Crown Court on 13 June. He was remanded in custody.

A charge of theft of £300 from Mr Lang's property will also be considered.

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