POLICE have charged a man following a death on the A38 at St Budeaux, near the Tamar Bridge and just across the river from Saltash, on the evening of Thursday (May 12) – see earlier report on this website.

The deceased male has now been formally identified as 59-year-old David Crawford, from Ivybridge.

Following an investigation, police have charged a man in connection to this matter.

Benjamin Parry, aged 42, from Devonport, Plymouth, has been charged with murder.

He has been held in remand and is due before Plymouth Magistrates Court this morning (Saturday, May 14) .