Investigation after woman's body found

Detectives are investigating the 'unexplained' death of a 30-year-old woman found in a bedroom.

Wednesday, 24th May 2017, 4:22 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:51 pm
Hollinshead Street, Chorley

Police say they were called to a house in Hollinshead Road, Chorley last night where they found the body of a woman.

Officers later arrested a 39-year-old man who is currently in custody being questioned.

A police spokesman said detectives were “investigating the circumstances” surrounding the woman’s death, but at the moment it was being treated as “unexplained.”

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“Police were called at around 10.25pm last night after the body of a woman, 30, was found deceased in a bedroom at an address on Hollinshead Street,” added the spokesman.

“A 39-year-old man from Chorley has been arrested and is currently in police custody.

“A post mortem to determine the cause of the woman’s death will take place in due course.”