Stoke & Staffordshire

Woman found dead at Stoke-on-Trent house named

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Image caption Sarah Jeffery's body was found by police on Church Avenue

A woman who was found dead at a home in Stoke-on-Trent has been named.

Police were called to the house on Church Avenue, Baddeley Green, at around 10:35 BST on Thursday where they found the body of Sarah Jeffery, 48.

Staffordshire Police said a 51-year-old man from Stoke-on-Trent has been arrested in connection with her death and remains in custody.

The address has been cordoned for a forensic examination. The force said it was supporting Mrs Jeffery's family.

Ch Insp John Owen said: "Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Sarah at this difficult time."

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