Monday, November 28, 2022

Murder investigation launched following death of woman in Messingham

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Messingham.

Police were called to a property on Elm Way, Messingham following reports of a concern for safety of a woman at approximately 12:40am on Sunday 6th November.

Sadly, the 50-year-old woman died in the early hours of the morning and Police have now opened a murder investigation.

The victim’s family are currently being supported by specially trained officers.

The 54-year-old man remains in our custody whilst officers continue with lines of enquiry to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Detective Chief Inspector Simon Vickers said: “We understand that a tragic incident of this nature will cause shock to the local community, but I would like to reassure people that this is an isolated incident between individuals known to each other with no wider risk to members of the public.

“Those living in the area can expect to see a number of officers over the coming days whilst a scene guard remains in place, and we continue with our investigation.

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