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Murder investigation launched after woman's body found

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Derbyshire Police has started a murder investigation following the discovery of a woman's body in South Normanton.

Ambulance staff found the body at a house in Alfred Street at around 10am yesterday (December 13), following a 999 call.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

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A Derbyshire Police spokesperson said:

People living in the area will see an increased number of officers on the streets over the coming days. Please feel free to speak to them.

As part of our investigation, we also want to hear from anyone who might have information that could assist our detectives.

– Derbyshire Police