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.
At around 8.20am [on Saturday], following a report to police, officers attended an address in Champernowne, Modbury, where they found the body of a two-year-old boy.A 40-year-old local woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody at Charles Cross police station, Plymouth.
Police launch murder investigation after death of two-year-old boy
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.
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Detectives investigating the murder of Sheffield church organist Alan Greaves on Christmas Eve have released CCTV footage of two men they want to question about the killing. The new images were released at a press conference at South Yorkshire Police's training centre in Wath-upon-Dearne.
Four men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was run over following an argument at a pub.
A 24-year-old was hit by a Volkswagen Golf R32 as he was walking near to the Esso Garage in Ascot, Berkshire, in the early hours of this morning.
He was rushed to hospital and is in a critical condition.
Four men are in police custody.
"Although we are in the early stages of the investigation, we believe that the injured man was possibly involved in a previous altercation at the Club One pub with a group of other men. It is vital that anyone who was in the area at the time and saw the collision, or the man in the club prior to this and has information to help us with our investigation, comes forward and speaks to the police."
– Thames Valley Police spokesman
The High Street in Ascot was closed following the incident at 3.20am as the police carried out their investigation.
The road is expected to be closed for several hours.
Northamptonshire Police say police in Morocco have arrested a man wanted on suspicion of murdering a family of four. A spokesman said:
Detectives hunting for Anxiang Du have been informed by Moroccan law enforcement authorities that a man they strongly believe to be the suspect has been arrested.
The arrest happened on Saturday afternoon at a premises in Tangier and authorities believe that the visit by Northamptonshire detectives to Madrid earlier in the week played a significant part in the suspect's apprehension. Officers will now be progressing a formal application for extradition with the Home Office.