Newark murder inquiry launched after woman's body found

Nottinghamshire Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a 31-year-old woman in Newark.

The woman's body was discovered at a property in The Wharf area of the town shortly after 1900 GMT on Wednesday.

A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody being questioned by detectives.

A post-mortem examination is being carried. A police cordon remains in place around the house while forensic examinations are carried out.

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