Dorset

Julie Cook murder probe witnesses come forward

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Image caption Ambulance staff were called to Clarence Park Road in Pokesdown, where 44-year-old Julie Cook was found with serious head injuries

Two witnesses who saw a woman before she suffered fatal head injuries have come forward to police.

Dorset Police launched a murder investigation into the death of Bournemouth resident Julie Cook on Wednesday evening.

Before being attacked in a house in Pokesdown, she was seen having an "altercation" with a man on Monday at the town's railway station.

Police later released CCTV of two women who have come forward, they said.

Ms Cook, 44, was taken to Poole Hospital on Monday after the attack at a house in Clarence Park Road, Pokesdown.

She died from her injuries on Wednesday evening. A 36-year-old man has now been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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