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Paignton death: Woman arrested over suspected murder

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Image caption A man in his 70s was found dead in a property on Midvale Road

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a pensioner was found at a house in Devon.

Police were called to Midvale Road, Paignton, at 12:36 GMT on Wednesday, where they found the body of a man in his 70s.

Devon and Cornwall Police said a 40-year-old woman from Paignton had been arrested and was in police custody.

A police cordon is in place at the address and the emergency services remain at the scene.

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The force said the man's next of kin had not yet been informed and asked for anyone with information to come forward.

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