Aston: man arrested on suspicion of murder as woman dies in a house

West Midlands Police were conducting door-to-door inquiries

Officers have launched an investigation after a woman’s body was found at a house in Aston.

Police forced entry to the property on Victoria Road at 10.15am on Friday (January 21) after concerns were raised for the occupant.

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They found a 64 year-old woman who could not be saved. A post mortem examination was due on Saturday.

Police arrested a 52-year-old at the scene on suspicion of murder.

Police are appealing for information

Detective Inspector Hannah Whitehouse from Force CID, said: “We’re carrying out house-to-house enquiries and I’d appeal to anyone who heard or saw anything suspicious there or had recent contact with the occupant to get in touch.”

If you can help police police message them on Live Chat through the website. Click on West Midlands Police. Or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. Quote log number 1043 of 21 January.

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