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Delabole man Patrick Curran appears in court charged with murder of Joan Roddam in 2003

By CG_News  |  Posted: March 19, 2014

Joan Roddam, who was murdered in 2003

A DELABOLE man has appeared in court, charged with the murder of pensioner Joan Roddam in 2003.

Patrick Curran, of West Down Road, Delabole appeared before Bodmin Magistrates’ Court for a brief hearing this morning.

He was arrested on Monday by detectives and interviewed at Launceston Police Station yesterday. He was charged with her murder last night.

The 38-year-old’s case has now been adjourned to Plymouth Crown Court tomorrow for a bail application.

Curran was charged after the files were subjected to a detailed cold case review by Cornwall’s Major Crime Investigation Team.

Curran entered no plea at Bodmin court today and will appear before Plymouth Crown Court tomorrow at 10am.

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