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Two men arrested after suspicious death in Gosport

Two men have been arrested after the suspicious death of a woman in Gosport, Hampshire.

The body of the woman in her twenties was found by firefighters who were dealing with a fire at a house in Grange Crescent.

Police cordoned off the area

Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service attended the fire and called the police to the scene at 8.52am. The two organisations are carrying out an investigation into the circumstances of the woman's death.

The discovery was made after a fire on Grange Crescent

Although a formal identification of the woman has not yet taken place, her next of kin have been told that a body has been found. They are being supported by specialist officers.

A 26-year-old man who does not have a permanent address and a 28-year-old man from Gosport have been arrested on suspicion of murder. The two men remain in police custody.

Detectives are appealing for information

“We are in the early stages of this investigation and urge anyone with information to contact us.

“Were you in the area at the time and did you see anyone acting suspiciously?

“If you can help in any way, please call us on 101 quoting 44190267652 - or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

“There will be an ongoing police presence in the area – we thank local residents for their patience.”

– Detective Inspector Toby Elcock, Hampshire Police