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Man held in Dartmouth hit-run death probe

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Image caption Jamie Symons had started working with animals on a Dartmoor farm

Police investigating the murder of a man in a hit and run have arrested a 20-year-old.

The arrested man, from Dartmouth, is being quizzed on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving said police.

Homeless Jamie Symons, 27, died after being hit by a car in College Way, Dartmouth, early on Wednesday.

Officers are appealing for anyone who saw a silver or metallic blue Citroen Saxo in the area on Tuesday night to contact them.

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Friends of Mr Symons, who had travelled widely around the South West, called him a "lovely man" who had turned his life around with a job working with animals on a Dartmoor farm.

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