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A woman has been charged with the murder of a two-year-old boy.
Angela Vane, 40, from Champernowne, Modbury, Devon, will appear before Torquay Magistrates' Court tomorrow charged over the toddler's death, Devon and Cornwall Police said.
Officers were called to a home in Modbury yesterday morning after the boy's body was discovered by a member of the public.
His identity has not been released.
Police have carried out door-to-door inquiries and initial forensic work, although it is believed a post-mortem examination has yet to be carried out.
The post-mortem examination of a two-year-old boy is expected to be carried out in the coming days by a Home Office pathologist or specialist paediatric pathologist. Detectives are continuing to piece together information and urged members of the public with any information to get in touch.
Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a two-year-old boy. Officers were called to a home in Modbury, Devon, yesterday morning after the little boy's body was discovered by a member of the public.
Police confirmed they have arrested a woman and she is being questioned by officers on suspicion of murder. As well as carrying out door-to-door enquiries, police have also begun initial forensic work - although it is believed a post-mortem examination has yet to be carried out.