Essex

Man held after woman found dead in Loughton

A 30-year-old man has been arrested after a woman was found dead at a house in Essex.

Police were called to Churchfields, Loughton at 06:30 BST and found the body of a 39-year-old woman.

Her identity has not been released by police. Officers are treating her death as suspicious.

The man was taken into custody to "help police with their inquiries", a police spokesman said. Anyone with information is urged to contact Essex Police.

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