Murder probe after woman’s body find

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POLICE have launched a murder investigation after the body of a woman was found in a house in Blackpool.

Officers were called to an address on Links Road at around 10am on Sunday morning and on arrival they found the body of a 74-year-old woman.

A 75-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and an investigation is underway to establish the circumstances around what happened.

Detective Superintendent Ian Critchley of the Force Major Investigation Team said, “We are carrying out a number of enquiries to establish the sequence of events leading to this lady’s death and although we are still in the early stages of the investigation, we are not looking for anyone else in connection with this.”

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