Devon woman held after suspected murder

Police granted extra time to question 44-year-old after man found dead at his Portland home

POLICE have been granted more time to question a 44-year-old Devon woman being held in custody in connection with a suspected murder on Portland.

She was arrested after Martin Rusling was found dead at his home in Park Road, Easton, in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Emergency services were called to the property after the alarm was raised by a member of the public. The victim, in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives are currently appealing for witnesses who are urged to call them on 101.