Murder gallery from Ribbleton, Preston

Pictures: The scene in Ribbleton after body found in Preston

Emergency services attended and the body was found at the junction with Village Road. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

A 25-year-old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.

DCI Geoff Hurst from Lancashires Force Major Investigation Team (FMIT) said: We are still at the very early stages of our investigation and our priority is getting in contact with the womans family."
DCI Geoff Hurst from Lancashires Force Major Investigation Team (FMIT) said: We are still at the very early stages of our investigation and our priority is getting in contact with the womans family."
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We know that she has been the victim of a brutal assault and we have a number of detectives working on finding out exactly what has happened to her."
We know that she has been the victim of a brutal assault and we have a number of detectives working on finding out exactly what has happened to her."
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"I would urge anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the area at the time to get in touch as soon as possible as you could have vital information that could help our investigation."
"I would urge anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the area at the time to get in touch as soon as possible as you could have vital information that could help our investigation."
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The womans body remains where it was found whilst we carry out our forensic inquiries and this could take some time."
The womans body remains where it was found whilst we carry out our forensic inquiries and this could take some time."
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