Police probe continues into Norwich woman’s death

A police investigation is today continuing after a woman's body was found outside a Norwich block of flats.

A grassed area at the back of flats in Hobart Square, off Hall Road, has been cordoned off, and a crime scene investigation unit called out.

Norfolk Constabulary said they received a call at 8.15am after the woman's body was discovered.

A spokesman said her death was being treated as unexplained and officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances.

Detectives conducted house to house enquiries to establish if anyone living in the area saw or heard what happened while scenes of crime officers gathered forensic evidence.

A police spokemsan said: 'Her death is currently being treated as unexplained and officers continue to investigate the circumstances.'

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People living in the area today spoke of their shock at the woman's death so close to their own doorsteps.

Sean Piggin, 41, from Hobart Square said: 'I just woke up and looked out as they were putting the tape out and thought what's going on?'

A 21-year-old woman who did not want to be named but lives on the square with her five-month-old daughter, said: 'I'm really worried. I've got a daughter and to think that its actually that close to home is actually quite scary.'

<t> Did you know the woman? Call reporter Peter Walsh on 01603 772436 or email peter.walsh@archant.co.uk