Dorset man arrested over woman's death

A man has been arrested after a woman was found dead in Dorset.

Police were called by a member of the public to the address along Scott's Green in Christchurch.

Officers arrived and the woman, aged in her 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene on Monday night. A knife was also found nearby, a spokeswoman said.

A 53-year-old local man was held and later bailed. Police said the man and woman were known to each other and they are not looking for anyone else.

Next of kin have been informed and the coroner is aware.

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