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Council begins review after death of woman and her childen

Torbay Council says a serious case review has begun following the death of a woman and her two sons on Friday.

Katherine Hooper fell from Hay Tor on Dartmoor with her 5-year-old son. Her 2-year-old son was later found dead at her home.

This is a tragic event and our thoughts are with the family and friends of Katherine, Joshua and Samuel. Torbay Council will offer all the support it can to those affected by these sad deaths.

A police investigation is now underway and the process of putting in place a serious case review has started. Until all the details are known we are unable to make any further comment

– Councillor Ken Pritchard, Executive Lead for Children's Services, Torbay Council

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