Police are at the scene of an incident in Spencer Road, Newton Abbot this evening, Monday 8th April.
Emergency services were called to a property on the street earlier this evening, following concerns for the welfare of a man at the address.
The man was treated at the scene by paramedics but he was pronounced deceased a short time later.
Police found a number of items which require expert analysis from specialist officers and the Royal Navy Explosive Ordnance Department [EOD].
A number of properties have been evacuated and a 200m cordon is in place. The road has also been closed.
Police say that enquiries are at a very early stage but there is not believed to be any wider public risk at this time.
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