Avon and Somerset Police have arrested a 35-year-old on suspicion of murder.
Officers are investigating the death of a 52-year-old woman whose body was found at a flat in Hartcliffe, Bristol.
The body of Tracey Bowen was found at a property in Bishport Avenue on the morning of Saturday 25 November.
A forensic post-mortem examination was carried out on Tuesday 5 December 5 and the cause of death was confirmed as a stab injury.
We’ll be carrying out a full and thorough investigation into Tracey’s death and have arrested a 35-year-old man on suspicion of her murder.
We’ve updated Tracey’s family and they will continue to be supported by a specially trained liaison officer. We’re appealing for anyone with information about Tracey’s death to come forward. Did you see or hear any unusual activity in or around Rowan House in Bishport Avenue on Saturday 25 November or the days before? Do you have information which could be useful to our investigation? If you do, please call us.”
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Drink and drug drivers are being targeted by police across Somerset over the next month.
Operation Tonic, which will run until the first of January, involves high visibility and covert patrols aimed at targeting motorists getting behind the wheel when they've been drinking or taking drugs.
As part of the campaign, Avon and Somerset Police are calling on members of the public to inform on drink or drug drivers by ringing 999.
Last year there were 184 arrests during the festive drink drive campaign and 117 people were charged.
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Police say a 19-year-old man has died after taking what they believe to be a form of MDMA at a Bristol nightclub.
The teenager, from the Newport area of Wales, died after taking the drug at Motion nightclub in the early hours of Sunday.
Avon and Somerset Police says his family "are being supported at this difficult time".
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