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Man arrested after woman found dead in grounds of Norwich Cathedral

The body of a woman was found in the Cathedral grounds. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man in his 50s has been arrested after a woman was found dead near Norwich Cathedral.

Police were called just before midnight yesterday (March 15) and found a woman in her 30s unresponsive.

Paramedics treated her but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man in his fifties has been arrested in connection with the death. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Norfolk Police say the death is currently being treated as "unexplained".

The area has been sealed off while officers carry out enquiries.

The man in his 50s is in custody at Aylsham Police Investigation Centre, where he will be questioned.

A police cordon is in place around Norwich Cathedral. Credit: ITV News Anglia

"Deeply sad to be greeted with this news at morning prayer where prayers were said for the woman found dead and for her family and friends as they learn this news. Prayers also for Norfolk Police and the wonderful vergers at Norwich Cathedral."

– Graham Usher, Bishop of Norwich
Police remain at the scene Monday morning (16th March). Credit: ITV News Anglia