Devon

Elderly couple found dead in Paignton home

Freshwater Drive, Paignton
Image caption Officers found an elderly man and woman dead in the property in Freshwater Drive, Paignton

An elderly couple have been found dead in their home in Devon.

Police were called to Freshwater Drive in Paignton at about 21:45 GMT on Wednesday after concerns for the pair's welfare were raised.

Officers found an elderly man and woman dead in the property.

Fire crews checked their home but no signs of a gas leak of carbon monoxide were found, police said. Both deaths are being treated as unexplained and an investigation is under way.

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