Lancashire

Woman arrested for assault after body found in Burnley

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault after a man's body was found in a Lancashire flat.

Emergency services were called to the flat on Brownhill Avenue, Burnley, at about 19:15 BST on Wednesday following reports a body had been found.

The dead man, thought to be in his 40s, was discovered in the flat. A post-mortem examination to establish the cause of his death will be carried out.

A 39-year-old woman from Burnley has been arrested and remains in custody.

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