An investigation has been launched following the discovery of a body at an address on Scarborough Road, Torquay.
Police were notified just after 9.30am on Saturday 3 June after the body of a woman in her 50s was found.
Identification has now been carried out and next of kin have been informed.
Officers from the Major Crime Investigation Team are currently treating this death as unexplained and are appealing for witnesses.
A 48-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.
If anyone was in the area and saw anything that could help police with their enquiries, then please get in touch.
You can contact police on 101 or [email protected] quoting log number 0276 03/06/17.
Alternatively information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org
Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News