Lee Dent, 42, of East Portlemouth near Salcombe, has been charged with the murder of 17-year-old Alex Peguero Sosa in Kingsbridge on July 6.

He remains in custody at Torquay police station and is due to appear before Torquay Magistrates’ Court in the morning (July 8).

A 22-year-old Kingsbridge man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and perverting the course of justice has been released on police bail until July 28, pending further enquiries.