Lancashire

Adlington death: Murder arrest after woman's body found

Harrison Road in Adlington Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman's body was found in a house on Harrison Road

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead at a house in Lancashire.

Officers found the body of the woman, who police believe is in her 50s, at the property on Harrison Road in Adlington, near Chorley, at about 17:00 BST on Tuesday.

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out later.

The arrested 54-year-old from Adlington remains in custody.

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