Man charged in connection to Barnstaple murder

    The incident happened last Friday

    A 50-year-old has been charged in connection with the death of a man in Barnstaple which happened on Friday 3 August.

    Kevin Gale, also known as Kevin Maloney from Barnstaple, has been charged with murder.

    He has also been charged with the possession of a knife/ bladed article in a public place and will appear before Exeter Magistrate’s Court on Monday 6 August. 

    The incident happened at around 6:20pm at the Barnstaple Retail Park on Station Road.

    The victim has not yet been named until formal identification has been completed. 

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