A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three men in their 80s were found dead in two homes.
Police have confirmed they are linking the men’s deaths.
The body of an 80-year-old man was found in Bonhay Road, Exeter on Monday, and two men, both 84, were found at a property in Cowick Lane on Tuesday.
A 27-year-old man has been held on suspicion of murder. Supt Matt Lawler described the deaths as “an unprecedented event in our city”.