Jersey

Body of Jersey woman found strangled named

Ana Maria Pereira De Sousa Rebelo Image copyright States of Jersey Police
Image caption The 51-year-old was strangled, a post-mortem examination found

A woman found dead in a property in Jersey has been named by police as 51-year-old Ana Maria Pereira De Sousa Rebelo.

Her body was discovered in a property on Victoria Street, St Helier, on Tuesday morning.

A post-mortem examination, completed on Wednesday, found she was strangled or "died as a result of compression to the neck by third party".

Forensic work continues in Victoria Street in conjunction with inquiries.

A 58-year-old, arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday, has been released on police bail pending further investigations.

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