Devon

Man arrested on suspicion of Devonport murder

Aerial view of Vaagso Close, Devonport
Image caption Police were called to Vaagso Close at 03:15 BST

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 24-year-old woman was found dead in Devon.

Police were called to Vaagso Close, in Plymouth, at about 03:15 BST.

The victim was declared dead by paramedics at the Devonport address. A man, 28, was arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody.

Anyone who saw or heard anything overnight which could help enquiries is urged to contact police.

Formal identification is yet to take place and her next of kin are being informed.

Devon and Cornwall Police said officers would be conducting house-to-house enquiries and patrols in the area to reassure the public.

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