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Woman's body found in Ibis hotel in Hull

Ibis Hotel
Image caption The woman's body was found in a room in the Hull hotel on Sunday

A woman's body has been found in a hotel room in the centre of Hull, prompting a murder inquiry.

Police were called to the Ibis hotel on Osborne Street in the port, at 13:00 GMT, on Sunday.

A 51-year-old man has been arrested in the York area on suspicion of murder, Humberside Police said.

The woman has not been formally identified, but officers said she was believed to be local to the Hull area, aged in her 50s.

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