An 88-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after an elderly woman was found dead in Cornwall.
Police attended the scene in St Merryn at around 1.30pm yesterday.
The woman, who is in her 80s, was found dead at the home.
Devon and Cornwall Police have said the death is being treated as suspicious.
"An 88-year-old man, from Padstow, was arrested on suspicion of murder and is in police custody.
"Officers have yet to formally identify the woman. Her next of kin have been informed."
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Three people and their dog had to be rescued by the RNLI after they became cut off by the tide.
Padstow lifeboat launched shortly before 8pm to help the trio who had asked for help after realising they were surrounded by water at Harlyn.
The inshore Y-boat was sent with two crew members who made two trips to bring the group, and their dog, back to the lifeboat.
They were then transported back to Padstow
They realised they were cut off by the tide and made the right decision by calling the Coastguard. We are glad we could be there to help them.
We would always recommend that people seek advice on the tide times, currents and weather conditions to ensure they can enjoy our coastline safely.
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A young chef from Cornwall - who used to be homeless - could win a royal award tonight.
David Shrigley used to live on the streets but now works at Rick Stein's seafood restaurant in Padstow - after a youth charity put him on a cookery course.
He went on to get a full time job and has been nominated for a Prince's Trust Award.
Commis Chef David says it's a huge relief to be working. "I've got a home, a roof over my head, an income of money. I've made lots of friends in seafood. And anything negative that was in my life, isn't any more. "
The woman, whose husband and daughter died in a speedboat accident off the Cornish coast, has told ITV News she wants to see new safety rules introduced.
Victoria Milligan and her family were thrown into the water near Padstow. She and three other children survived.
An inquest jury decided their deaths were accidental.
Martha Fairlie reports.
The jury in the inquest into the deaths of a TV executive and his daughter who died in a speedboat accident in Cornwall has recorded verdicts of accidental death.
Nick and Emily Milligan were killed on May Bank Holiday Sunday last year. They were thrown out of their boat in the Camel estuary in Padstow.