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Murder investigation launched after body found in Exeter house

Police have launched a murder investigation in Exeter. Credit: ITV News West Country

A murder investigation has been launched after a man’s body was found in a house in Exeter.

Officers were called to the property in Bonhay Road just after 3pm on February 11, following a request from the ambulance service.

A man, in his 80s, was found dead inside the house.

Enquiries are ongoing to inform the man’s next of kin, and an urgent appeal for information has been launched.

Devon and Cornwall Police is keen to hear from anyone who was in the area of Bonhay Road between 6pm on Friday, February 8, and Monday, February 11.

A scene guard and cordon will remain in place outside the property while enquiries are made.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101, quoting log number 472 of February 11.