Murder investigation in Sidmouth

PUBLISHED: 08:19 27 September 2013 | UPDATED: 09:31 27 September 2013

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71-year-old pronounced dead at scene

A murder investigation has begun after a man died in Sidmouth last night (Thursday), say police.

Officers were called to the Black Horse shortly after 10pm following reports a man had been assaulted.

A 71-year-old man was pronounced dead at scene.

A 41-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death and is being held in Exeter, say police.

Any witnesses are asked to contact the police on 101 quoting log no 889/26

More to follow.


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