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Mother and young son die after fall

A woman and her young son have been killed after falling from rocks on Dartmoor, police said.

The 24-year-old woman and her five-year-old son died at Haytor, which is one of Dartmoor's most famous landmarks and is popular with walkers and climbers.

Police said the incident happened at 11.50am on Friday with reports that the mother and son fell from the rocks.

An air ambulance, a police helicopter and members of the Dartmoor Rescue Group went to the scene.

Acting Chief Inspector Adrian Leisk is from Devon and Cornwall Police:

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