Dorset

Man arrested over woman's death in Dorset

Police at scene of death
Image caption Forensic officers are working at the scene, police have said

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

Officers were called to the property in High Street, Portland, at about 0050 BST after receiving a report of a sudden death.

The woman, aged in her 40s, was found dead. Detectives are treating her death as suspicious.

A 55-year-old local man is in custody. Dorset Police believe he was known to the woman. Officers are not looking for anyone else after the incident.

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