Missing mother and one-year-old son found dead

Angel Hudson Angel Hudson and her son went missing from their home in Devon in 2013

The bodies of a woman and her one-year-old son have been found in Lancashire, nine months after they were reported missing hundreds of miles away.

Police said Angel Hudson, 26, and her son Arthur Hudson-Cardy, were discovered at a house on Princess Way in Euxton on Wednesday evening.

The case is being treated as a murder inquiry but police said they were not looking for anyone else.

Ms Hudson and her son went missing from their home in Devon in 2013.

The scene of the incident Police said the family had been informed

Post-mortem examinations are due to take place on the pair, officers said.

Lancashire Police said relatives of Ms Hudson, known locally as Katie, had been informed.

Det Supt Eddie Thistlethwaite said: "This is a tragic case.

"It is being treated as a murder inquiry although we are not looking for anybody else in connection with this incident.

"We are still in the very early stages of this investigation but we are conducting a number of inquiries in order to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the deaths."

Devon and Cornwall Police said in November last year that the mother and son had not been seen at their home in Teignmouth for several months.

They appealed for anyone who knew their whereabouts to contact them.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Lancashire



18 °C 9 °C


  • HandshakeKiss and make up

    A marriage counsellor on healing the referendum hurt

  • Pellet of plutoniumRed alert

    The scary element that helped save the crew of Apollo 13

  • Burnt section of the Umayyad Mosque in the old city of AleppoBefore and after

    Satellite images reveal Syria's heritage trashed by war

  • Woman on the phone in office10 Things

    The most efficient break is 17 minutes, and more nuggets

  • Amir TaakiDark market

    The bitcoin wallet with controversial users

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.