Derby

Man arrested over Chaddesden woman's murder

Police at murder scene
Image caption Police found the woman at a house in Chaddesden with serious injuries

Police in Derbyshire have begun a murder inquiry following the death of a 22-year-old woman.

Officers were called to a house on Mayfield Road in Chaddesden at 00:38 BST on Saturday where they found a woman who had been seriously assaulted.

The woman was taken to the Royal Derby Hospital but later died. A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

Police said a 34-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of murder and currently remains in custody.

A Derbyshire Police spokesperson added officers were continuing investigations at Mayfield Road and another house in Derby.

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