Man arrested in murder probe after woman found dead in Leicester

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Moores Road, in Leicester
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Paramedics declared the woman dead at the scene shortly after arriving at the property

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman died in a house in Leicester.

Paramedics were called to the scene on Moores Road at about 12:40 on Monday after receiving reports concerning a severely injured woman.

The woman, who was in her 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly afterwards.

Leicestershire Police said a 23-year-old man was being questioned in connection with the death.

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Officers are in the area carrying out inquiries

Det Insp Mark Sinski said: "Our investigation is very much in the early stages and officers are currently in the area carrying out full enquiries to establish the full circumstances."

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