POLICE have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a woman aged in her 60s was discovered dead in a small town.
Emergency crews were scrambled to a house in North Tawton in Devon at 12.30pm on Saturday.
They discovered the woman dead inside, with a murder investigation launched.
A man in his 60s is being quizzed in custody.
Devon and Cornwall Police confirmed they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the death.
They are also trying to locate the victim's next of kin.
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Detective Chief Inspector James Dowler, from the Major crime Investigation Team said: “Our investigation is in the very early stages and there are a number of enquiries still ongoing. As such, a scene guard remains in place at this time.
“We can reassure the public that we are not seeking anyone else in relation to this matter.
“I would ask the public not to speculate about this incident or the circumstances on social media.”
Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting log 382 11/2/23.
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