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Man jailed for Liskeard murder

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A 46-year-old man from Liskeard has today, Wednesday 12 August, been jailed for murder. Carl Smythe, of Varley Lane, Liskeard, previously denied fatally stabbing 20-year-old Damien Bendelow on 26 January 2020, but was convicted at Truro Crown Court of murder following trial. Smythe has been […]

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Concerns grow for missing Kathleen – located

  Update: Kathleen Cutler, 74, has been located safe in Scotland yesterday, Wednesday 29 April, and arrangements are being made to bring her home. Police would like to thank the public for their support.     Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of 74-year-old Kathleen Cutler, who has […]

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Police concern for woman missing from Liskeard since 11th April

Please be on the lookout for Kathleen Cutler, a 74 year old woman reported as missing from Liskeard, Cornwall and last seen last seen on Saturday 11th April 2020 . Kathleen is described as white,  5ft 3” tall of medium build with blue eyes and  collar length hair said to […]

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Victim identified in Liskeard murder investigation

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   The victim in the Liskeard murder investigation has been named as 20-year-old Damien Bendelow who was local to the area. Police were called at 00.44 am on Sunday 26 January to the Cattle Market Car Park in Liskeard to reports of a serious assault. […]

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Man arrested after Liskeard attack

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   A man has been arrested after a murder investigation was launched earlier today. Police were called at 00.44 am today [Sunday 26 January] to the Cattle Market Car Park in Liskeard to reports of a serious assault. The victim, a local man in his […]

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Murder enquiry launched following assault in Liskeard

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A murder enquiry has been launched following an assault in Liskeard earlier today where a man was fatally injured. Police were called at 00.44 am today [Sunday 26 January] to the Cattle Market Car Park in Liskeard to reports of a serious assault. The victim, […]

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Man Missing, Liskeard – located

Update: Steve located safe and well.   Police are concerned for the welfare of a 49-year-old man who was reported missing this afternoon from an address in Liskeard. He is described as white, with short blonde/grey hair, he is of a medium build and around 5ft 8ins tall. He is […]

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Serious injury crash at Liskeard

From Devon & Cornwall Police: At around 6.45pm on Sunday 15 September, police were notified of a single-vehicle incident at Tremar near Liskeard. A passenger from a VW Golf travelling through this area has sustained serious life-changing injuries. It is unclear at this time how the passenger, a male aged […]

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Fatal collision at Liskeard

From Devon & Cornwall Police: One woman has died following a serious collision on the A38. Police were called at around 1.30pm yesterday [Thursday 9 May] following a collision between a Volvo V50 and a Ford Fiesta on the A38 at Menheniot, Liskeard. Emergency services attended including the air ambulance and the […]

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Two jailed in connection with death of toddler, Eve

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Two people have today been jailed in connection to the death of a child in Liskeard. Eve Leatherland who was just 22 months of age, sustained multiple fractures, bruises and had a fatal dose of codeine in her system, when she died in Liskeard on […]

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Convictions after 2017 Liskeard toddler, Eve’s, death

A mother whose 22-month-old daughter died after being beaten and poisoned was found not guilty of murder in Truro Crown Court yesterday. Eve Leatherland died in Liskeard, Cornwall, with multiple fractures and a fatal dose of codeine in her system in October 2017. Abigail Leatherland, 26, was convicted of causing […]

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Couple charged with child murder in Liskeard

A mother and her ex-partner have been charged with the murder of her 22-month-old daughter in Liskeard. Abigail Leatherland, 26, of Castle Lane, Liskeard, and Thomas Curd, 31, of Watford in Hertfordshire, have been charged with the murder of Eve Leatherland. They are also charged with causing or allowing the […]

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Woman Attacked During Attempted Robbery Liskeard

Detectives investigating an assault on a woman during an attempted robbery in Liskeard are appealing for information. The 44-year-old local woman was walking along the footpath with her dog at the rear of St Martins Court when she was hit from behind by a metal pole or similar object held […]

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Collision Near Trago Mills

From Devon & Cornwall Police:Emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious collision which has closed the A38 westbound near Liskeard. The collision, involving two vans and a car, happened at 11.15am on the A38 close to Trago Mills. Four people have sustained injuries and one of them […]

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Body Found Liskeard

Police were called to an incident on Lake Lane, Liskeard around 3pm on Friday 21st March 2014, where a body was reported by a member of public. Police attended and cordoned off the area and commenced an investigation.  The body is yet to be formally indentified and Police are treating […]

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