Man arrested over woman's murder in Tipton

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman whose body was discovered in a West Midlands flat.

The young woman was found dead inside the flat in Grace Road, Tipton, on Monday evening, West Midlands Police said.

The woman has not been identified and a post-mortem examination has not been carried out.

A 27-year-old man arrested at a railway station in Bristol is being returned to the West Midlands for questioning.

Det Insp Andy Hawkins said: "We are still in the process of identifying the young woman and as part of our investigation we will be speaking to people in the local area to Grace Road.

"Forensic inquiries are being made at the property today and we urge anyone who has information about what has happened to come forward to speak to us at their earliest opportunity."

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