Man in court on boy murder charge

A serviceman appeared in court today charged with the murder of his young stepson in Shropshire.

A serviceman appeared in court today charged with the murder of his young stepson in Shropshire.

Shaun Thompson, 25, appeared at Shrewsbury Crown Court charged with the murder of 21-month-old Kieran Edwards.

Thompson, who was wearing a dark-coloured top, was flanked in the dock by two security guards during the five-minute hearing. He spoke only to confirm his name.

Read the full story in today's Shropshire Star