Murder investigation launched and one man arrested after body of woman found at Wrexham house

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman was found during a house fire in a Wrexham village.

North Wales Police said they received a call at around 00:26 on Thursday morning, reporting that a body had been found in the property on New Hall Road, Ruabon.

When officers arrived at the address they found the body of a female, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 25-year-old local man is currently in police custody

The 25-year-old local man is being held in custody as officers continue to carry out enquiries.

Police are appealing for members of the public to come forward if they have information in relation to the incident.

Chief Inspector, Neil Maxwell, said: “Our thoughts are with the victim’s family. We will have extra police officers patrolling the Ruabon area this morning carrying out investigations.

“If anyone has any information about this incident please call us on 101.”