Shropshire

Arrest as woman's body discovered in Telford

The arrest scene in Leegomery has been sealed off by police
Image caption The house in Leegomery has been sealed off by police

The body of a 24-year-old woman was found in Shropshire after police were called to reports of an incident.

West Mercia Police officers were called to a property on Berberis Road in Leegomery, Telford, on Tuesday afternoon.

The woman's body was discovered when they arrived. A 53-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder.

A post-mortem examination was due to be carried out.

Police have asked for another 36 hours to question the man.

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