Dorset

Murder arrest over Bournemouth garden pond death

A 68-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in a pond.

The woman was discovered in the garden of a house in Northey Road, Bournemouth, on Friday shortly after 22:00 BST.

A post-mortem examination carried out on Sunday revealed the 56-year-old died from drowning, Dorset Police said.

Police said the man from Bournemouth, arrested on Friday, was later released under investigation.

The force said investigations were ongoing but it was believed the man and woman were known to each other.

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