Essex

Man arrested over Hatfield Heath body find

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 66-year-old woman was found in a house on the border of Essex and Hertfordshire.

The body was found when police were called to a property in Matching Road, Hatfield Heath, near Bishop's Stortford at 1115 BST on Friday.

Essex Police said the woman had sustained stab wounds.

A 65-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder at the scene and he remains in police custody.

Detectives are continuing to make inquiries within the local community.

They want to hear from anyone who was in the vicinity at the time or anyone who may have other information.

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