Essex Police arrest man on suspicion of murder in Wickford death probe

Wethersefield Road in Wickford A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of the woman's body

Police are treating the discovery of a woman's body in Essex as "suspicious".

Detectives were called shortly after 10:00 BST after the woman's neighbours in Wickford raised concerns for her welfare.

Inside the property in Wethersfield Way police found the body of a woman in her 40s.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. A police cordon has been put up around the property.

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