Dorset

Man bailed after woman found dead in Dorset

Police at scene of death
Image caption Forensic officers worked at the scene following the discovery

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

Officers were called to the property in High Street, Portland, on Tuesday 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 was taken into custody and later bailed. Police believe he was known to the woman and are not looking for anyone else.

Detectives appealed to anyone with information to come forward.

The identity of the woman is yet to be released.

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