A man has been found dead following an attack in a south Devon village.

The dead man was discovered on the street in the Higher Town area of Malborough at 6.55am on Saturday (February 2) police say.

Officers from the Devon and Cornwall force are currently treating the incident as an "unexplained death".

A spokesman said: "The man had been assaulted and he was found dead. We are investigating."

No more details of the incident have been released.