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
Wednesday will be wet to start with and will remain overcast for much of the morning, perhaps with mist and hill fog for some.
Wednesday will start damp and cloudy, perhaps with mist and hill fog for some.
A light breeze winds across the region, with clouds and rainy spells. There may be mist or fog in places.