Murder investigation launched in Preston

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Preston.

Wednesday, 15th February 2017, 11:29 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 9:34 am
Police at murder scene at Chatsworth Street, Preston

Police were called shortly after 2am today (Wednesday) to an address in Chatsworth Street in the Fishwick area.

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On arrival a 42-year-old woman was found inside the house with a serious head injury. She was taken by ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital where she later died.

A 52-year-old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.

Police are at the scene and have taped off a house. Enquiries are on-going.