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Arrest over death of woman in Southampton

Police cars at Vinery Road
Image caption The body of the woman was found at a house in Vinery Road

A murder inquiry is under way after the body of a woman was found at a house in Southampton.

The 26-year-old woman was discovered at a property on Vinery Road, Shirley, at about 13:00 BST on Tuesday.

A 48-year-old man has been arrested and is being questioned by police.

Police said the woman has still to be formally identified and her name will not be released until next-of-kin are informed. The results of post-mortem examination tests are expected later.

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