Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman dies in Stowmarket

A man has been arrested on suspicion of muder in Stowmarket. Photo: Denise Bradley

A man has been arrested on suspicion of muder in Stowmarket. Photo: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Stowmarket last night.

Suffolk Constabulary launched an investigation after a woman, believed to be in her 60s, was found unresponsive at an address in The Brickfields at 10.20pm last night (December 30).

Paramedics attended but the woman was declared dead at the scene, officers said.

Police said the death is being treated as suspicious and a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A police cordon is in place at the property and anyone with information is urged to call 101, quoting incident number 401 of December 30.

Suffolk Constabulary said in a statement: 'A man has been arrested following the death of a woman in Stowmarket last night, Saturday, December 30.

'Police were called to an address in The Brickfields at 10.20pm.

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'On arrival at the property a woman, believed to be aged in her 60s, was discovered unresponsive. Paramedics attended the address but the woman was declared deceased at the scene.

'The death is being treated as suspicious and a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

'A police cordon is in place at the property whilst officers carry out an investigation.

'Anyone who has any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101, quoting incident number 401 of Saturday, December 30.'

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