It's now emerged that Angel Hudson, also known as Katie and her son Arthur had been the subject of a police appeal in November after they'd been missing from their South Devon home for several months.
Back in November Police appealed for Angel to get in touch after she hadn't been since at her home in Teignmouth for several months. The young mother and her 22 month old son were found dead at a house in Euxton, Chorley on Wednesday evening. Police say they're not looking for anyone else in connection with their deaths.
Detectives say they've begun a murder inquiry after the bodies of a young woman and her baby boy were found at their home in Lancashire.
They were named by police as Angel Hudson, 26, known locally as Katie, and her son Arthur Hudson-Cardy, aged 22 months.
It's not yet clear how they died, but officers aren't looking for anyone else.
From the scene, our correspondent Rachel Townsend reports:
A woman and a baby boy have been found dead in Chorley.
Lancashire Police have launched a murder investigation but say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
The alarm was raised shortly before 7pm last night when police were called to an address on on Princess Way in Euxton.
They found the bodies of a 26-year-old woman and a 22-month-old boy.
Post mortem examinations to establish the causes of death will be carried out in due course.
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