Police probe 'suspicious' death of baby boy in Newton Abbot

Brownhills Road

Police are investigating the "suspicious" death of a baby boy in Devon.

Ambulance staff informed police of the death of the boy, who was eight months old, at around 10:30 BST on Wednesday.

Officers were called to Brownhills Road in Newton Abbot, and subsequently closed off the road.

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said a 27-year-old man had been taken into custody in relation to the death.

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Scenes of crime officers and police attended the house to undertake initial investigations, where they found a sibling of the child along with two adults.

Devon and Cornwall Police said they were not looking for anyone else in relation to the case.

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