Man, 53, is arrested for murder after woman in her 50s in found dead in house in historic Gloucestershire town
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman in her 50s was found dead in a house in Gloucestershire.
Police were called to reports of an injured woman at a property in Bath Road in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Paramedics attended the scene and the woman, who is in her 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Gloucestershire Police arrested a 53-year-old man from Cheltenham on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident and he remains in police custody for questioning.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman in her 50s was found dead in a house in Gloucestershire (Stock Image)
Officers are now working to identify the woman’s next of kin.
In a statement, Gloucestershire Police said: ‘A scene guard is in place at an address in Stonehouse following the death of a woman which is being treated as suspicious.
‘Police were called to a property on Bath Road at 12.30am today, Sunday 28 November, where it was reported that a woman had been injured.
‘Paramedics attended and the woman, aged in her 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers are working to identify a next of kin.
‘A 53-year-old man from Cheltenham has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident and remains in police custody for questioning.’
The Major Crime Investigation Team is investigating the death and anyone with information which could assist is asked to contact police.
You can do this online by completing the following form and quoting incident 13 of 28 November: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/
Information can also be given to police by calling101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously