Brooke murder Elderly Man Arrested

24 September 2018, 12:13

Norfolk Police car

A man in his 80's been arrested in connection with the suspected murder of a woman in the Norfolk village of Brooke, south of Norwich.

LATEST 12pm MONDAY 24th September:

Detectives continuing to investigate the murder of a woman in Brooke yesterday morning say the suspect they have in for questioning was initially detained in hospital.

Officers were called to a property on Churchill Place at around 1030am on Sunday (23rd September) following reports a woman had been stabbed.

On arrival, they discovered the body of a woman, who was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

A man in his 80s was arrested in connection with the incident and detained at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. He has since been discharged and taken to Wymondham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

A Home Office post mortem examination to establish the exact cause of death is due to take place tomorrow, Tuesday 25 September.

Formal identification is yet to take place.

A cordon has been put in place at the address while officers carry out their enquiries and this is likely to remain in place for the rest of the day.

Anyone with information should contact Norfolk Constabulary on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at