Police have revealed that 44-year-old Denise Richardson, who was found dead at a house in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, died as a result of stab wounds.
Detectives from Nottinghamshire Police are continuing to question a 52-year-old man who was arrested at the scene, and are appealing to anyone who has recently been in contact with Denise to contact them.
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After a cool start, Sunday looks set to be a dry and bright day, with sunny spells.
Mainly dry with clear spells but possibly one or two light showers near coasts overnight, remaining largely dry on Sunday.