Devon

Death of baby boy in Hemyock prompts murder arrest

A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of a nine-month-old boy in Devon.

The child, from Hemyock, near Cullompton, died on Tuesday after being admitted to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

Police said his death was currently being treated as unexplained.

The arrested man, who is also from Hemyock and has not been named, remains in custody.

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