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Woman's body found in van in Fenny Bridges, Devon

Road into Fenny Bridges Image copyright Google
Image caption A forensic post mortem is due to be carried out on the body of the woman discovered on Wednesday

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in a van in Devon.

The remains, believed to be those of a 71-year-old woman, were found in Fenny Bridges, Honiton at about 16:00 GMT on Wednesday, police said.

A 66-year-old man is being held in custody and questioned at Heavitree Road police station.

The woman has yet to be formally identified but a post-mortem will be carried out later, police said.

Devon and Cornwall Police said it was not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

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