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Murder investigation begins after hit and run in Burnham-On-Sea

A murder investigation has begun in Burnham-On-Sea. Photo: ITV News

A murder investigation has begun in Burnham-On-Sea after a woman died following a hit and run.

A member of the public found her in the road and called the police in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Initial post-mortem examination findings suggest the woman, believed to be in her thirties, died from a head injury.

Police were called to Burnham Road at around 2.20am on Saturday 20 January. Credit: ITV News

A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police are carrying out a murder investigation after the death of a woman in Burnham-On-Sea. Credit: ITV News

Detectives are appealing for anyone with any information to call 101, especially motorists who have dash cams and were driving in the area at the time.