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Police investigate Tiverton murder

Woman's death is suspicious

A Tiverton man is being questioned on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in the town.

Emergency services were called to an address in Bluebell Avenue following a report of concern for the welfare of a person at around 6.50 p.m. on Friday 22 October.

The woman, in her fifties, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Her next-of-kin have been informed.

Police are treating the death as suspicious and arrested a man in his sixties.

UPDATE: Sunday/ 4 p.m. The death is no longer being treated as suspicious following a post-mortem examination and the man has been released from custody.

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