Woman's body found at Tamerton Foliot house

Ashleigh Close
Image caption The area around the house has been cordoned off

A man has been taken to hospital with "life-threatening" injuries after a woman was found dead at a house in Plymouth, police have said.

Officers have cordoned off the area around the property in Ashleigh Close, Tamerton Foliot, after the woman's body was discovered at about 09:15 BST.

The man is being treated at Derriford Hospital in the city.

Devon and Cornwall Police said they were investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.

Det Insp Ian Ringrose said: "We are currently undertaking house to house investigations to see if anyone noticed or heard anything suspicious.

"Currently, we are not seeking anyone in connection with this incident, however we are keeping an open mind."

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