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Murder investigation continues

The crime scene at Outgate Credit: ITV Border

A murder investigation is continuing into the death of a 77 year old woman in Ambleside.

A 48 year old man who's related to the victim was arrested nearby following a search involving police dogs and a helicopter.

He's now being held on suspicion of murder. Formal identification of the woman and a post mortem investigation is expected to take place this week.

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