Gloucestershire

Newnham murder arrest after woman's body found

Police car outside the property where the woman died
Image caption The 56-year-old's body was discovered at a house in The Slad on Friday

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in Gloucestershire.

The body of the 56-year-old was discovered at a house in The Slad in the village of Newnham on Friday.

Gloucestershire Police said inquiries are ongoing and the man remains in custody. The woman's next of kin have been informed and the coroner has been notified.

A post mortem examination is due to take place.

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