A 71-year-old man arrested in connection with the murder of Julia Thurgarland in Nottinghamshire is now in police custody where he is due to be questioned by detectives.
Mrs Thurgarland, who was 70 years old, was found at her home address in Low Farm in the village of Maplebeck, near Southwell, at around 3.50pm on Friday 28th December.
A Home Office post-mortem examination revealed that she had been strangled.
The man arrested was found injured in the house and taken to Lincoln Hospital where he remained until Wednesday evening.
He has now been discharged from the hospital and transferred to a police station where he is due to be questioned.
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