North East Wales

Man, 74, held over wife's murder in Prestatyn

A 74-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife at their home in Denbighshire.

The body of the woman, also 74, was found in a bungalow at The Meadows in Prestatyn at 1350 BST on Thursday.

North Wales Police said the man was detained at the scene and they are not seeking anyone else.

A post mortem examination is being carried out by a Home Office pathologist. The coroner has been informed.

Police are carrying out house-to-house inquiries on Friday and a detailed forensic examination has already taken place at the bungalow.

Det Chief Insp Iestyn Davies said: "I can confirm we are conducting a murder investigation following the discovery of the body of a 74-year-old woman at the property in Prestatyn.

"The husband of the deceased was detained at the scene on suspicion of murder.

"We are not seeking anyone else in relation to this investigation."

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