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Woman in her 50s found dead at home as cops arrest man in his 30s ‘known to her’ on suspicion of murder


A WOMAN in her 50s has been found dead at home while police have arrested a man who was “known to her.”

The man, in his 30s, was arrested on suspicion of murder after the woman was found inside a flat in Great Yarmouth last night.

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Cops were called to a flat on Victoria Road, Great Yarmouth, where a body was found[/caption]

Officers were called to a property in Victoria Road shortly before 8.30pm – where the body of a woman was found inside. 

Cops are currently treating the death of the woman in her 50s as unexplained.

A man in his 30s, who was known to the victim, was arrested at the scene last night on suspicion of murder.

He was taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre where he will be questioned.

Police have cordoned off the scene as they continue to establish the circumstances of the death.

A post-mortem examination is expected to take place “in due course.”

Cops have said that they believe this is an isolated incident.


Detective Inspector Tom Smith, from Great Yarmouth CID, said: “We’re in the early stages of our enquiries but at this stage, we believe this to be an isolated incident and are not linking this to any other ongoing investigations locally.

“Initial enquiries led officers to arrest a man in the property on suspicion of murder and he is helping us with our enquiries.”

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