Essex

Loughton death: Examination reveals woman was stabbed

A woman found dead in a house in Essex died from a stab wound, a provisional post-mortem examination has revealed.

Police were called to Churchfields, Loughton, on Sunday morning and found the body of Gillian Andrade, 39.

A 30-year-old man arrested at the scene is being questioned by detectives at Harlow police station.

"We are devastated at the loss of our much-loved mother and daughter," Ms Andrade's family said in a statement.

"She has been taken from us under such tragic circumstances. She will always be loved in our hearts and will never be forgotten."

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