Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman found dead in King's Lynn

The body of a woman was found on Thoresby Avenue in King's Lynn on Tuesday.

The body of a woman was found on Thoresby Avenue in King's Lynn on Tuesday. - Credit: Danielle Booden

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman was found in King's Lynn.

A woman, thought to be in her 40s, was found dead at an address on Thoresby Avenue at 8.34am on Tuesday following reports of a concern for safety.

The man, who is in his 50s, was arrested at the scene and taken to hospital for medical treatment. He will be questioned by detectives investigating the death in due course.

The body of a woman was found on Thoresby Avenue in King's Lynn on Tuesday.

Enquiries are still ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding the death. - Credit: Danielle Booden

A police cordon has been put in place while enquiries take place to establish the circumstances surrounding the death.

As of Wednesday morning, a police vehicle remained outside the property.

Initial enquiries suggest both parties were known to each other, and officers believe this to be an isolated incident.

A Home Office post-mortem examination will be held in due course to establish the cause of death.

As of Wednesday morning, a police vehicle remained outside the property.

As of Wednesday morning, a police vehicle remained outside the property. - Credit: Danielle Booden

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