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Another festive murder probe after woman's body found in house - man is arrested


DETECTIVES have launched a murder investigation and made an arrest after the discovery of a woman’s body in Waterlooville.

Police were called at 11.30am on Thursday 28 December to a report that the body of a 37 year-old woman had been located inside a house on Nevinson Way in Waterlooville. Her family has been informed.

A 36 year-old man has been treated for injuries to his arms and has subsequently been arrested on suspicion of murder and will be questioned by detectives in due course.

A force spokesman said: "Our investigation is ongoing to establish what happened, the death is currently being treated as suspicious."

District Commander, Chief Inspector Habib Rahman said: “This is a concerning incident for the local community, but we do not believe there is any risk to the public. Specialist officers will remain at the scene while we establish what happened.

“The Neighbourhood Policing Team will be carrying out regular patrols in the area and anyone with questions or concerns can speak to these uniformed officers”.

If you have any information that could help with our investigation, please call 101 quoting reference number 44230528077 (Operation Colwort). Alternatively, go online and submit information via https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/

You can also report anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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