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Market Drayton body find leads to arrest of man, 74

Police were called to Millfield Drive, Market Drayton, at around 08:20 BST. Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption Police were called to Millfield Drive, Market Drayton, at around 08:20 BST.

A 74-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in Shropshire.

Police said they believed the woman was Beatrice Margaret Bennett, 75, who was found at her home in Millfield Drive, Market Drayton, at around 08:20 BST.

The man, who was arrested at the house, is being questioned at Shrewsbury police station.

A post-mortem examination is yet to be carried out. The house remains cordoned off for forensic tests.

West Mercia Police said no-one else is believed to be involved and the coroner has been informed.

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