Man arrested after woman dies in Colchester footpath
- 17 June 2014
- From the section Essex
A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman who was found with serious injuries on a footpath in Colchester.
A member of the public found the woman with injuries to her head and body near Avon Way at about 10:40 BST.
She was treated by paramedics but was pronounced dead at the scene.
Essex Police said a 52-year-old man, from the Colchester area, had been arrested and was being questioned at Colchester Police Station.
The force earlier said it had launched a murder inquiry and was carrying out house-to-house inquiries. The area was also being searched by dog teams.
A cordon has been set up on the Salary Brook Trail, which is closed from Britten Close to Buffett Way.