Businessman charged over Northam stabbing

Print firm boss to appear before magistrates tomorrow on attempted murder charge.

A BIDEFORD businessman man has been charged with attempted murder.

Paul Vose, who owns Kopy Kat Printers in Grenville Street, will appear before magistrates in Exeter tomorrow (Wednesday) following an alleged stabbing at a home in Northam.

Mr Vose, 65, has been recovering at Derriford Hospital, in Plymouth, after crashing the silver Audi he was driving in Westward Ho! during the early hours of Saturday, March 3.

Soon after the incident, police discovered a woman in her fifties suffering from multiple stab wounds at a home in Northam.


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The woman, named locally as Mr Vose’s former partner Bridget Hearn, is thought to be still recovering at North Devon District Hospital.

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