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Man arrested after woman's body found at her home

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Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a woman was found with fatal stab wounds at her home in Walsall this morning.

Police and ambulance crews were called to Gomer Street in Willenhall, just before midday and the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The scene has been cordoned off while forensic examinations take place.

The 46-year-old local man was arrested and remains in police custody.

Detectives are not looking for anyone else in connection with the woman’s death.



Fire at disused leisure centre 'challenging' to put out

West Midlands Fire Service say a fire at a disused leisure centre in Walsall was challenging to put out.

Nine fire engines attended Oak Park Leisure Centre on Lichfield Road last night. There are no reports of anyone being injured.

Fire crews tackle severe blaze at Walsall Leisure Centre

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Up to nine West Midlands Fire Service appliances are currently in attendance at a now disused Leisure Centre in Walsall this evening following a fire.

In a Tweet West Midlands Fire Service described the incident as 'severe.' More updates to follow:

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