- West Country (W)
A man arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a woman in Plymouth has been released on bail.
Police were called to a house in Devonport in the early hours of Thursday morning. The victim, thought to be a 24 year-old mother of one who lived at the address, was declared dead by paramedics.
This is a terrible crime committed against a young mother. Our thoughts are with her family and in particular with her young daughter at this time. This type of crime is thankfully very rare, especially in this area. We have dedicated significant resources to this investigation but we also know that the community will want to do all they can to help us find the offender.
The woman's daughter is safe and being cared for by family. Police are appealing for witnesses and would like to speak to anyone in the area who knew the woman socially.
More top news
In little more than 12 hours the people of Scotland will begin voting on whether they should have independence from the UK.
Inquest into the death of a woman who jumped to her death on Dartmoor with her son on her back. Her other child lay dead at home.
Kylie Pentelow explores her love of Agatha Christie ahead of a series of reports looking at her life in South Devon.