A girl from Cornwall is said to be recovering well after suffering serious injuries in an incident in which her father died.
Police found the 40-year-old man's body when they were called to a house in the hamlet of Whitecrossnear near Polruan last Thursday.
The four-year-old girl is being looked after at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.
Neighbours Patricia & Edgar Swiggs have described the moment they were confronted by the girl's distraught mother.
It's understood the girl underwent surgery at Derriford Hospital last night and is now in a stable condition.
A man is believed to have stabbed his four-year-old daughter before turning the knife on himself at a home in the remote Cornish hamlet of Whitecross, near Polruan.
He was found dead by police, who were called to the house last night, and the young girl was taken to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth with serious internal injuries. Today it emerged that the man had previously tried to kill his family by deliberately crashing his car.
An investigation has been launched but officers say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
A man has died and a young girl is in hospital with serious internal injuries after being found at an address near Fowey.
Officers were called to the property at Whitecross, near Polruan, and found the 40-year-old man dead at the scene. The young girl was flown to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth with internal injuries.
Police have told us the two people are known to each other.
An investigation has been launched but officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
Police are still trying to identify the body of a man found on the beach at Golant near Fowey.
Police were called to the scene yesterday lunchtime after a member of the public reported a body in the estuary. The coastguard, RNLI lifeboat and fire service also attended.
Police are treating the death as unexplained.
A man's body has been found on the beach at Golant near Fowey.
Police were called to the scene at lunchtime today after a member of the public reported a body in the estuary. The coastguard, RNLI lifeboat and fire service also attended. Police are treating the death as unexplained.
A man's body has been found on the beach at Golant near Fowey in South Cornwall.
Police are treating the death as unexplained and making are making further inquiries.
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