Haverhill death: Woman arrested on suspicion of murder

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Suffolk Police have arrested a woman on suspicion of murder, following the death of a man in Haverhill.

A member of the public called police at around 10.05pm yesterday, reporting concern for the welfare of a resident in Castle Lane.

Police attended the property where they failed to get a response and subsequently forced their way in.

The body of a man was discovered inside.

A woman was also found inside with injuries. She was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital where she is receiving treatment.

Police have arrested the woman - who is believed to be in her 40s and from the Haverhill area whilst in hospital - on suspicion of murder and she will be moved to a Police Investigation Centre once released from hospital.

A cordon remains at the property whilst officers conduct further inquiries and scenes of crime officers attend.

Formal identification of the man, who is aged in his 70s has not yet taken place.

A post mortem examination will take place in due course to ascertain the cause of death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101.