Devon

Murder arrest after death of two-year-old boy

  • 19 January 2013
  • From the section Devon
Scene of boy's death in Champernowne, Devon
Image caption The boy's body was found in Champernowne

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a two-year-old boy in Devon.

The body of the boy was discovered after police were called to a property in the Champernowne area of Modbury at about 08:20 GMT.

A 40-year-old local woman was arrested and taken to Charles Cross police station in Plymouth for questioning.

Devon and Cornwall Police said an investigation was ongoing into the death.

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