Kendal man arrested over woman's death

Police outside scene of death
Image caption Police were called to the property close to the former Kendal Bowman pub

A 41-year-old local man has been arrested after a woman was found dead in south Cumbria.

Her body was discovered by officers called to a property in Highgate, Kendal.

The investigation is described as in the early stages, with detectives trying to establish the circumstances surrounding the death.

Forensic investigators have been examining the property, close to the former Kendal Bowman public house.

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