Man Arrested After Woman Found Dead

30 October 2011, 08:29 | Updated: 30 October 2011, 09:08

Police have arrested a 53-year-old man on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in a house in St Ives.

The body of the 54-year-old woman was discovered by officers at the property on Gainsborough Drive on Thursday morning.

A post mortem examination, carried out on Friday evening, confirmed that she died as a result of compression to the neck.

Police also found a man in his 50s with abdominal injuries, who is being treated at Addenbrooke's hospital in Cambridge.

Heart has been told forensic examinations have taken place at the house and enquiries are ongoing.