Nottingham

Newark murder police given more time to quiz suspect

Policeman stands outside a building in the Wharf area of Newark, Nottinghamshire
Image caption The body of the 31-year-old was discovered at a house in The Wharf area of Newark

Detectives have been given more time to question a man arrested on suspicion of murdering a Nottinghamshire woman.

The body of the 31-year-old from Newark was discovered at a house in The Wharf area of the town shortly after 1900 GMT on Wednesday.

A post-mortem examination revealed she died from a head injury.

Nottinghamshire Police have been given until 2300 GMT to question the 34-year-old man, following a hearing at Newark Magistrates' Court.

Officers are continuing to appeal to anyone with information about the death to contact them.

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