Woman, 51, charged with murder after death of man in Exmouth

Police have charged a 51-year-old woman with murder following the death of a man in the Brixington area of Exmouth on Sunday, December 27.

Tanya Hoskin is due to appear before magistrates sitting in Exeter today (Wednesday, December 30).

Hoskin, of Brixington in Exmouth, is further charged with four counts of assaulting an emergency worker.

Emergency services were called to a property in Tennyson Way following reports of a stabbing at around 9pm on December 27.

A 54-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said this morning: “A woman has been charged in connection to a murder investigation into the death of man at a property in Exmouth on Sunday 27 December.

“Police were called by the ambulance service at around 9pm with a report that a man had allegedly been stabbed.

“Emergency services attended the property on Tennyson Way, Brixington, where a 54-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

“The family of the deceased have been informed and continue to be supported by specially-trained officers.

“Tanya Hoskin, aged 51 and from Brixington, has been charged with an offence of murder and with four offences of assaulting an emergency worker.

“She has been remanded into police custody to appear before Exeter Magistrates’ Court today, Wednesday 30 December.”

Police launch murder investigation after death of man, 54, in Exmouth

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