Humberside

Man arrested after woman found dead in Hull flat

Dawn Warburton
Image caption Police said Dawn Warburton died as a result of compression to her neck

A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in a flat in west Hull.

The body of 40-year-old Dawn Warburton was found in a property on Westbourne Avenue at about 21:00 BST on Saturday, Humberside Police said.

Officers went to the flat following a telephone call from a "concerned member of the public".

Police said Ms Warburton had sustained a compression to the neck and her death was being treated as "unexplained".

In a statement, Humberside Police said: "A 39-year-old man is still assisting police with enquiries and investigations into the circumstances of her death are ongoing."

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