A 30 year old man has appeared in court today charged with murdering his mother in Exmouth.
Andrew Cane was arrested in Gloucester over the weekend.
The body of 63-year old Linda Sheard was found in the Brixington area of Exmouth last Wednesday.
Cane will appear before Exeter magistrates again at the end of the month for a preliminary hearing.
Meanwhile a forensic post mortem has proved inconclusive and further tests are being carried out.
Those trading at Exeter Livestock Market are being offered the checks in an outreach project by the local NHS.
Under the proposals 16 per cent of Devon and Cornwall's force's employees will see their pay reduced, although the change won't come into effect for at least a year.
It happened on a zebra crossing near Countess Wear just after 3pm on Thursday afternoon.
Exeter City's young players Matt Grimes and Christy Pym have been called up to the England Under-20 squad, ahead of the Young Lions’ friendly fixture against Romania on Friday 5th September.