Updates from Newton Abbot police cordon after death of teen

Police have cordoned off an area of Newton Abbot after the death of a 17-year-old boy in the early hours.

A call was made to Devon and Cornwall Police at 1:45am today [December 5] with the concern for the welfare of a boy in a car park near Queen Street.

The 17-year-old, from Cullompton, was taken to hospital where he was sadly later confirmed dead.

His next of kin have been informed.

Three arrests have since been made.

Investigating officers are keen to speak to anyone with information in connection to this incident.

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