Stoke & Staffordshire

95-year-old Penkhull woman dies: Man held in murder inquiry

Doncaster Lane, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent Image copyright Google
Image caption The body of the 95-year-old woman was found at an address in Doncaster Lane, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent

A 73-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of an elderly woman at her home, police have said.

The body of the 95-year-old woman was found at an address in Doncaster Lane, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent at about 20:00 BST on Thursday night.

A post-mortem examination is expected to take place on Saturday, police said.

Staffordshire Police said they were not looking for anyone else in connection with the death.

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