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Murder investigation launched after pensioner's body found in Paignton home

A murder investigation has been launched after the body of pensioner was discovered in a house in Devon.

Police were called to an address in Midvale Road, Paignton, shortly after midday on February 27 following concern for the man's welfare.

Once there they discovered the body of the man, in his 70s.

The man's body was discovered in Midvale Road in Paignton. Credit: Google Earth

Officers are treating the death as suspicious, and say the next of kin have not yet been informed.

A 41-year-old woman from Paignton has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 348 of Wednesday 27 February.