A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead.
The woman, in her 60s, was found unconscious at a property in a leafy cul-de-sac in Stowmarket, Suffolk, at around 10.20pm yesterday.
Paramedics later declared her dead at the scene.
The woman, in her 60s, was found unconscious at a property in this leafy cul-de-sac in Stowmarket, Suffolk, at around 10.20pm yesterday
A forensics officer carries out investigations at the property as a man in custody is quizzed by detectives
Police are treating the death as suspicious and a man is being quizzed by detectives.
Forensics officers have arrived at the scene, with a police cordon in place.
Meanwhile, neighbours on the quiet street containing detached brick houses valued at £400,000 and over, described seeing emergency vehicles arriving on Saturday night.
Richard Hallett, 40, said: ‘I saw the ambulance at about 11pm.
‘There was one ambulance and two rapid response vehicles and three police cars.
‘I was watching TV and heard something so I looked out of the window and thought ‘where did that come from?’.
‘I think the gentleman from the house where the woman died worked with the Salvation Army and did the poppy collection.
Police officers and PCSO’s arrive at the scene in Stowmarket, Suffolk, this morning
Police on patrol at the scene in Stowmarket this morning, after a woman was found dead at a property in a quiet cul-de-sac
‘He seemed like a nice bloke. We tend to get the poppies from him.’
Suffolk Constabulary confirmed a man had been arrested on suspicion of murder.
A spokesman said: ‘A man has been arrested following the death of a woman in Stowmarket last night, Saturday, December 30.
‘Police were called to an address in The Brickfields at 10.20pm.
‘On arrival at the property a woman, believed to be aged in her 60s, was discovered unresponsive. Paramedics attended the address but the woman was declared deceased at the scene.
Forensics officers from Suffolk Constabulary carry out investigations inside the home this morning
Properties in The Brickfields, where the woman was found, can cost up to £400,000
‘The death is being treated as suspicious and a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
‘A police cordon is in place at the property whilst officers carry out an investigation.’
An investigation into the woman’s death is underway and anyone with information should contact Suffolk Police on 101.
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