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Man arrested after body of 25-year-old woman found near Upton-upon-Severn in Worcester

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A man has been arrested on suspicion on murder after the body of a 25-year-old woman was found near to Upton-upon-Severn in Worcester.

Police were called around 8am this morning (November 16) after a 25 year old woman was found unresponsive in Causeway Lane, near to the fire station.

Enquiries are on-going and a police cordon is in place. The woman's next of kin has been informed.

A 44 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.

Detective Inspector Jim Bayliss said:

Our enquiries are very much in their early stages and at this stage the woman’s death is being treated as suspicious. A man has been arrested and is currently in police custody.

Extra officers will be in the area, both to carry out enquiries and to offer reassurance.”

– Detective Inspector Jim Bayliss