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.
More top news
Nearly 95% of houses on sale in the South West aren't affordable for families looking to buy their first home, new research has shown.
New research indicates obesity in children has different causes at different ages
A new film celebrating life in Somerset will have its premiere in Taunton tonight. It was shot on film which was developed using cider.