Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman's death in Torquay

A 56-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Torquay.

Devon and Cornwall police were called to a property in Shelley Avenue at 06:40 GMT and discovered the body of a 54-year-old woman.

The cause of death has not yet been established and next of kin have not yet been informed, police said.

The man has been taken to Torbay District Hospital but remains in police custody.

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