Murder enquiry launched following death of a woman in Paignton

Paignton incident
(Last Updated On: June 23, 2016)

A murder enquiry has been launched following the death of a woman in Paignton today.

Police were called to Winner Street at around 12.45pm this afternoon to reports of a disturbance.

Police and ambulance attended the scene and found a woman in her 30s outside the property. She had sustained a number of knife wounds.

Paignton incident

She was taken to Torbay District Hospital by ambulance where she later died.

Police have yet to formally identify the woman and are currently locating next of kin.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody awaiting questioning.

Police are not currently looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.


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