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Police probe 'unexplained' deaths in Paignton

Forensics experts at the bungalow in Freshwater Drive Credit: ITV News West Country

Investigations are underway at a bungalow in Paignton after the bodies of an elderly man and woman were found. Police were called to the property in Freshwater Drive last night.

Devon & Cornwall Police say the deaths are being treated as unexplained. The fire service found no signs of a gas leak or carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Police investigate 'unexplained deaths' in Devon

Police are investigating the death of an elderly man and woman in Paignton.

Officers were called to a property in Freshwater Drive yesterday evening.

They then discovered the bodies of a man and a woman.

Police are investigating the deaths of two people in Paignton Credit: Credit: PA Wire

Devon & Cornwall Police say the deaths are being treated as unexplained and an investigation into the circumstances is ongoing.

The next of kin and Coroner have been informed.

The fire service found no signs of a gas leak or carbon monoxide poisoning.

Fire crews tackle 'severe' house fire in Paignton

Fire services have been tackling a 'severe' house fire in Paignton.

Five appliances are in attendance, and have confirmed a fire on the ground floor of a detached property on Cecilia Road. Further resources have been requested.

One appliance from Paignton and one from Torquay were mobilised to reports of a house on fire. Due to the number of calls and information received, a third appliance, from Paignton was mobilised.

Crews arrived and requested a fourth pump and the aerial ladder platform, both mobilised from Torquay.

Crews confirmed a fire on the ground floor of a detached property and two BA wearers got to work with one hose reel jet. This increased to one main jet and two hose reels on the arrival of further resources. The Red Cross Fire and Emergency Support Service were requested to attend.

– Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue

Police search for missing man from Paignton

Julian Reynolds went missing from his home in Paignton yesterday morning Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

A search is underway for a 50-year-old man who went missing from Paignton yesterday morning, 15 February.

Julian Reynolds left his home in the Maldon area of the town in a White Vauxhall Combo Van registration VN51OGV.

He is known to like Dartmoor and areas of natural beauty.

The police helicopter is out searching for Mr Reynolds.

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Teenager dies after collision in Paignton

The accident happened outside Paignton train station Credit: Bing maps

A teenage pedestrian, involved in a collision with a car in Paignton has died.

The 16 year old foreign student suffered serious head injuries after the incident on Great Western Road outside Paignton train station at 12:15pm on Saturday. He was air lifted to Derriford Hospital where he died yesterday morning.

His family have been informed.

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