A 19-year-old man charged with the murder of Stephen Cook in Exeter is due to appear at the city’s crown court tomorrow, Thursday.

Brian Jewell, of no fixed abode, initially appeared before magistrates on Tuesday when the case was referred to Exeter Crown Court. Jewell was remanded in custody.

Mr Cook, aged 45 and from Exeter, died following an incident in Sidwell Street on the evening of Saturday, January 28.

Police can confirm that three other individuals, two men and a woman initially arrested as part of the investigation, have been eliminated from inquiries and no further policing action will be taken. Anyone with information they think might be relevant to inquiries can contact the investigation team via the Major Incident Police Portal here: Public Portal (mipp.police.uk)