Devon

Man arrested after Newton Poppleford caravan fire death

The scene at Newton Poppleford.
Image caption A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died in a caravan fire.

Police were called to a scrap yard in Newton Poppleford, Devon at about 02:30 GMT.

A man in his 40s was pronounced dead at the scene. His family been informed, Devon and Cornwall Police said.

A 30-year-old man was arrested and remains in custody, and police said a presence would be maintained on the site over the next few days.

Image caption Police were called to a scrap yard at about 02:30 GMT

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