71-year-old man arrested over farmhouse murder of 70-year-old woman

A 71-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after an elderly woman was found strangled at her Nottinghamshire farmhouse.

The suspect was found injured at the farm near Southwell, yesterday afternoon and is still being treated in hospital in Lincoln.

Nottinghamshire Police said the man remained in a serious but stable condition and had yet to be interviewed about the death of Julia Thurgaland.

Mrs Thurgaland, 70, was found dead at Low Farm after paramedics were called to the property at just before 4pm yesterday.