Man arrested on suspicion of murder in Torquay

A 56-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Torquay.

Police were called to a property in Shelley Avenue just after half past seven on Wednesday morning where they discovered the body of a 54-year-old woman.

The man has been taken to Torbay District Hospital but remains in police custody.

A police investigation is underway and scenes of crime officers are conducting an examination of the property today.