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Murder in Chaddesden: Police get extra time to quiz man

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

Police in Derbyshire have been granted extra time to question a man over the murder 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 the woman who had been seriously assaulted.

The woman was taken to the Royal Derby Hospital but later died. Police have not yet released her name.

A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday 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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