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Murder investigation after man stabbed to death in Honiton

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found with a number of stab wounds.

Police and ambulance crews were called at around 3.40pm after concerned for the welfare of the man at a home in Honiton.

When they arrived they found the man, who is yet to be identified.

A 55-year-old man was found nearby and has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He has been taken into custody awaiting questioning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.

Kirstie Tancock 'fought to the very end' : husband and mother pay tribute

Kirstie Tancock was a staunch advocate of organ donation. Credit: ITV West Country

The family of a young woman who inspired thousands of people to become organ donors have paid tribute to her life.

Kirstie Tancock from Honiton passed away in the early hours of this morning, aged just 27.

She had cystic fibrosis, but continued to help others and raise awareness while she underwent two double lung transplants.

Kirstie walks up the aisle on her wedding day. Credit: Family

Even after being told she had just months to live, Kirstie stayed positive and was always thinking of others.

She even planned her own funeral.

Posting on Facebook, her family said Kirstie was "one in a million" and meant the world and more too so many people.

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Warning after Pokemon Go players spotted on railway

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Police have issued a warning after players of Pokemon Go were spotted on a Devon railway.

Officers said youngsters were risking their lives by walking and running across busy train tracks in pursuit of the Japanese characters.

Sergeant Mat Helm, of Devon and Cornwall Police said the "stupidly deadly" Pokemon hunting was taking place in Honiton.

He said: "No Pokemon is worth this. Not any you will find in Honiton anyway."

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Woman seriously injured in oil tanker crash in Devon

The woman's car collided with an oil tanker. Credit: ITV News

A woman has been seriously injured after her car collided with an oil tanker in Wilmington, near Honiton in Devon.

The 65-year-old woman, who was found unconscious at the scene, was cut free from her car by fire crews. She was airlifted to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital with head and leg injuries.

The A35 was closed for several hours following the incident but has since re-opened.

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