Update: The cordon has now been lifted.
Police are investigating following a suspicious death in Torquay last night, Tuesday 11th December.
Emergency services were called to Temperance Street at around 10.30pm to reports of concern for the welfare of a woman.
The woman, 45 was treated by paramedics and later confirmed deceased at the scene.
Enquiries are ongoing to locate and inform her next of kin.
A 47-year-old man from Torquay was arrested on suspicion of murder and taken into police custody. He remains in custody and is assisting with enquires.
The road remains closed and a scene guard remains in place.
Police have appealed for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact police at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 101 quoting reference CR/114501/18.
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