Arrest after Widnes woman found with serious injuries dies

A man has been arrested after the death of woman in Widnes.

Cheshire Police said the 42-year-old woman was found with serious injuries at an address in Mersey Road at 07:30 BST on Sunday.

She was taken to Whiston Hospital on Merseyside but died a short time afterwards. A post-mortem examination was carried out on Sunday, a spokesman said.

A 38-year-old man who was known to the victim remains in custody, police said.

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