Murder charge over boy death

A woman has been charged with the murder of a two-year-old boy. Officers were called to a home in Modbury, Devon, on Saturday morning after the little boy's body was discovered by a member of the public.

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Woman charged with murder of two-year-old boy

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.

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