Detectives granted further 24 hours to question man in Stowmarket murder investigation
Detectives investigating a murder in Stowmarket have been granted a further 24 hours to question a man in connection with the incident.
On arrival at the property a woman, believed to be in her 60s, was discovered unresponsive and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The death is being treated as suspicious and a 64-year-old man from Stowmarket was arrested and taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.
A superintendent authorised a 12 hour extension of detention last night and this morning officers made an application for a warrant of further detention at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court.
Detectives have been granted an additional 24 hours to question the 64-year-old suspect.
This will expire at 11.12am tomorrow morning, (Tuesday, January 2).
A cordon remains in place at the scene as police continue with their enquiries.