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.
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