South Molton man, 19, charged with murder

A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder and grievous bodily harm with intent following an incident in South Molton in the early hours of Saturday morning. Curt Michael Rothery, of Barnstaple Street, South Molton, appeared before Barnstaple magistr

A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder and grievous bodily harm with intent following an incident in South Molton in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Curt Michael Rothery, of Barnstaple Street, South Molton, appeared before Barnstaple magistrates this morning and was remanded in custody to appear at Exeter Crown Court on August 11.

The charges followed an incident in Barnstaple Street, South Molton, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Luke Alexander, aged 21, died from his injuries and his twin brother Mark is is in North Devon District Hospital, where police say his injuries are not life-threatening.


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