Police are investigating the 'unexplained and sudden' death of a 10 year-old boy at his home. Paramedics were called to a property in Ilfracombe, Devon near the town's Lidl supermarket around 7am today. (Monday) Half an hour later they called police confirming the "sudden death" of the youngster, who has not been named. Devon and Cornwall police launched an investigation and said the death was being treated as "unexplained". Officers have not confirmed the boy's exact address but say the child's family have been informed.

POLICE LAUNCH INVESTIGATION AFTER BOY, 10, IS FOUND DEAD

Police are investigating the ‘unexplained and sudden’ death of a 10 year-old boy at his home.

Paramedics were called to a property in Ilfracombe, Devon near the town’s Lidl supermarket around 7am today. (Monday)

Half an hour later they called police confirming the “sudden death” of the youngster, who has not been named.

Devon and Cornwall police launched an investigation and said the death was being treated as “unexplained”.

Officers have not confirmed the boy’s exact address but say the child’s family have been informed.

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