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Man arrested after woman dies in Glastonbury

Watts Corner in Glastonbury Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman was found in a life-threatening condition in Watts Corner on Thursday

A 50-year-old man has been arrested after the death of a woman at a house in Glastonbury.

Police were called to Watts Corner on Thursday morning following reports of an assault on the 45-year-old woman, who died at the scene.

A man was later injured when a car seen leaving the home crashed. He was freed from the vehicle and taken to hospital.

Avon and Somerset Police would not confirm whether the arrested man was involved in the crash.

The force was also unable to say what the man had been arrested on suspicion of, a spokesperson said.

The woman's family had been informed, they added.

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