Inquiry starts in Leicester after woman's body found

Mayfield Road, Leicester
Image caption Police said further tests would be needed to determine the exact cause of the woman's death

Police have started an investigation after the body of a woman was found at a flat in Leicester.

The body of the woman, believed to be in her 40s, was discovered at the flat in Mayfield Road on Sunday afternoon.

The results of an initial post-mortem examination were inconclusive, so further tests will have to be carried out, a Leicestershire Police spokesman said.

A 44-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

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