Murder investigation launched after stabbing of woman in Gorleston

Police outside an address on Sussex Road in Gorleston after the body of a woman was discovered.Pictu

Police outside an address on Sussex Road in Gorleston after the body of a woman was discovered.Picture: James Bass - Credit: James Bass

A murder investigation has been launched today after a woman was stabbed to death at a house in Gorleston.

Police outside an address on Sussex Road in Gorleston after the body of a woman was discovered.Pictu

Police outside an address on Sussex Road in Gorleston after the body of a woman was discovered.Picture: James Bass - Credit: James Bass

Police were called to the incident in Sussex Road at about 1.30pm after receiving information that a woman had been fatally injured.

Officers attended the address where the body of a woman, believed to be in her 50s, was discovered.

The property has been sealed off while officers carry out forensic inquiries and a man in his 50s has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

He remains in custody at Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre where he will be questioned later by detectives.


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Det Chief Insp Peter Hornby, who is overseeing the enquiry, said: 'We are in the early stages of our investigation and working to establish the sequence of events which led to this woman's death. However, this does appear to be an isolated incident within a property involving the two householders.'

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