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Man arrested over death of woman at Andover house

Hampshire Police have confirmed a 28 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 30 year old woman was found at a house in Andover.

Officers were called to a property in Suffolk Road at 5.30am this morning (Sunday).

The cause of the 30 year old's death has not yet been released.

Formal identification procedures are ongoing but her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

Detective Chief Inspector John McGonigle said: “Our thoughts are with the woman’s family and friends at this extremely difficult time.

We are carrying out extensive enquiries so you will see a significant policing presence in the community.

“We understand that this news will be very upsetting for those living in the area, but I would like to reassure you that our officers are in the area conducting searches, carrying out house-to-house enquiries and following several lines of enquiry.

“At this stage we do not believe that there is an ongoing risk to the wider community but if you have any concerns please speak to our officers on patrol.”

– DCI JOHN MCGONIGLE