Murder investigation launched in Preston

Police at murder scene at Chatsworth Street, Preston
Police at murder scene at Chatsworth Street, Preston
0
Have your say

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

Police were called shortly after 2am today (Wednesday) to a terraced house in Chatsworth Street in the Fishwick area.

Police at murder scene at Chatsworth Street, Preston

Police at murder scene at Chatsworth Street, Preston

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 the area. Forensic officers have arrived, wearing protective clothing, and have erected a tent outside the front door of one of the houses.

Police at murder scene at Chatsworth Street, Preston

Police at murder scene at Chatsworth Street, Preston