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Man questioned after woman's body found

Man questioned after woman's body found Credit: PA

A man's being questioned after the body of a woman was found at a house in Staffordshire yesterday afternoon.

It was discovered at a property on Victoria Street in Chesterton near Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Staffordshire Police received a call from a member of the public at around 3:30pm on Sunday, reporting concern for the safety of an occupant at an address.

A body of a woman was found and a 36-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

"A 36-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and we are not looking for anyone else at this stage."

– INSPECTOR DAMIAN BILLINGTON, STAFFORDSHIRE POLICE

Woman found dead in a house in Staffordshire

Officers are currently at an address in Newcastle-Under-Lyme in Staffordshire where a woman has been found dead.

The house has been cordoned off. Credit: PA

Staffordshire Police received a call from a member of the public at around 3:30pm today, reporting concern for the safety of an occupant at an address on Victoria Street in Chesterton.

A body of a woman was found and a 36-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

The house has been cordoned off while investigations continue.

A 36-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and we are not looking for anyone else at this stage.

– Inspector Damian Billington, Staffordshire Police

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Alton Towers judge warns of 'very large fine' for park

It will be referred to the Crown Court for sentencing. Credit: PA

The judge in the Alton Towers case has warned the Staffordshire theme park to expect a "very large fine".

The owner has admitted breaching health and safety laws over the Smiler rollercoaster crash.

It will be referred to the Crown Court for sentencing.

Alton Towers operators plead guilty to health and safety breaches

Five people were seriously injured on the ride in June last year. Credit: ITV News Central

The operators of Alton Towers have admitted breaching health and safety laws over the Smiler rollercoaster crash.

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