Devon and Cornwall Police

Murdered Schoolgirl Prime Suspect 'Could Be Prosecuted'

PA | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK

The father of murdered schoolgirl Genette Tate, who disappeared in 1978, has backed new talks by police and prosecutors about the prime suspect in the...

Woman Dies After Being Swept Out To Sea

PA | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK

A woman has died after getting swept out to sea at a popular beauty spot. The unnamed victim, thought to be a holiday-maker visiting Croyde Bay in ...

Boy, 4, Dies After Holiday Swimming Pool Ordeal

PA | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

A four year old boy has died after nearly drowning in a swimming pool while on a family holiday. The child suffered a cardiac arrest after the inci...

Boy, 16, Held On Suspicion Of Murder

PA | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

Four people, including a 16-year-old boy, have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man. The 57-year-old local man was fou...

Toddler Dies Of Injuries After Devon House Fire

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK

A three-year-old boy has died of his injuries following a house fire which also killed two teenagers, police said. The child was being treated at F...

Two Teenagers Die After House Fire

PA | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK

Two teenagers have died in hospital following a fire which ripped through a house with eight people inside, police said. A three-year-old boy remai...

Body Found In House Hit By Cornwall Landslide

PA | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK

Rescuers searching for a woman who was trapped under a landslide at her property in Looe, Cornwall have found a body in the wreckage, Cornwall Fire an...

Rescue Crews Searching For Body After Landslide Hits Cornish House

PA | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK

Emergency teams searching a partially collapsed property for a missing woman have said they believe a body is inside. Specialist investigators from...

Forecasters Warn Of Coldest March 'For 50 Years'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK

Forecasters warned Britain could face the coldest March for 50 years as harsh weather conditions caused flooding in the South West, a landslide in Cor...

Woman Missing After Landslide In Cornwall

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK

Police are investigating whether a woman is trapped inside a house after part of the property collapsed during heavy rainfall overnight. Devon and ...

Three Found Dead In Caravan Park Tragedy

PA | Posted 24.02.2013 | UK

An elderly couple and their daughter have died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a caravan park. The alarm was raised at the site near Camb...

'Traumatic' Petrol Station Hold-Up By Knife-Wielding Robbers - For £50

PA | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

A petrol station attendant was left traumatised after two armed robbers threatened her with a meat cleaver and a kitchen knife before stealing £50. ...

Mankini And Fake Penis Ban By 'Zero Tolerance' Cornwall Police (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

Banning mankinis and fake penises from the Cornish coast has helped significantly reduce anti-social behaviour and crime, police have announced. T...

Police Investigating Body Found In Harbour

PA | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

An investigation has been launched after a man's body was pulled from a harbour on Thursday. The alarm was raised at around 9.30am after a pleasure...

County Police Unable To Investigate 40% Of Crime Due To Cuts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK

Criminal damage, thefts from cars and burglaries were not investigated by police after cuts to a force's budget, it has been reported. Devon and Co...

Body Found Washed Ashore On Newquay Beach

PA | Posted 02.06.2012 | UK

The body of a young man has been found washed up on a beach. A member of the public discovered the body, of a man in his 20s, on Great Western Beac...