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Police probe launched after woman is found dead

PUBLISHED: 17:21 13 July 2019 | UPDATED: 08:28 15 July 2019

A woman's body was found at a premises on Dereham Road. Photo: Luke Powell

A woman's body was found at a premises on Dereham Road. Photo: Luke Powell

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Police are investigating the death of a woman in New Costessey.

Officers were called to a premises in Dereham Road at 7.30pm on Friday, July 12, to reports that a woman in her 80s had been found dead.

A short time later a man in his 80s was arrested in connection with the death. However, he was taken to hospital for treatment following concerns for his health. He currently remains in hospital in a stable condition.

Enquiries to establish the exact circumstances leading up to the woman's death are ongoing and a Home Office post mortem examination is due to take place tomorrow (Sunday, July 14), however, officers believe this is an isolated incident.

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