Lancashire

Man held over death of woman, 70, in Bamber Bridge

A 70-year-old woman has been found dead at a house in central Lancashire.

The woman's body was discovered at an address in Carr Field, Bamber Bridge, at 11:55 BST on Sunday, police said.

A Lancashire Police spokeswoman said the death was being treated as "unexplained" and a post-mortem examination was due later.

A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is being held in custody.

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