Leicester

Woman arrested in Scalford village murder probe

Police tape outside a property in Scalford
Image caption The scene was cordoned off to for forensic examinations

A 31-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with a man's death in a Leicestershire village.

Police were called to King Street, in Scalford, at 01:10 GMT on Tuesday following a report of a man being hurt.

The man, who has not yet been formally identified, was taken to Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre where he died.

Detectives, who have started a murder investigation, are awaiting the results of a post-mortem examination to establish his cause of death.

The scene was cordoned off for forensic examinations.

Leicestershire Police has appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites