Woman Found Dead In Christchurch

A 53-year-old man's being questioned over the death of a woman in Christchurch..

Police were called to an address along Scott's Green in Christchurch at 7.40pm on Monday, 23 May 2011.

Officers attended and a woman - believed to be in her sixties - was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 53-year-old Christchurch man was arrested in connection with the woman's death, which is being treated as suspicious. He continues to help detectives with their enquiries.

Next of kin have been informed and the Coroner is aware.

Officers believe that the dead woman and the arrested man are known to each other.

Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

A police cordon remains in place while forensic experts examine the scene. House to House enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with any information should contact Dorset Police on 01202 222 222.