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Man, 80, held over woman's death in Ellesmere Port

An 80-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a 79-year-old woman in Ellesmere Port.

Cheshire Police said the dead woman was found at a house in The Furrows, Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port, on Monday.

The woman had suffered head injuries - a post mortem examination was taking place on Tuesday.

Police said the man had been detained under Section two of the Mental Health Act and transferred to a hospital.

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