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Man arrested after body of pensioner found in home

Ebrook Road in Sutton Coldfield Credit: Google Street View

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of an 81-year-old woman was found at a house in Sutton Coldfield.

The man, who is 41 and from Birmingham, was arrested at a house in Ebrook Road yesterday afternoon.

Police say concerns were raised after the woman had not been seen for some time, and when calling to check on her safety, officers found her body.

A post mortem examination is due to take place today, and police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the death.