Murder Investigation In Northampton Today

A man's been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Northampton.

Police and ambulance were called to an address in Whernside Way, Duston, Northampton, shortly after 2am this morning.

On arrival, the body of a 57 year-old woman was found at the property.

A 32 year-old local man was arrested near the scene and is currently in police custody.

Officers from the East Midlands Special Operations Unit have launched a murder enquiry, but say they not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.