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Murder arrest over death of woman in Chesham

Stoney Grove, Chesham
Image caption The victim, a woman in her 60s, was found at a house in Stoney Grove, Chesham

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

The victim, in her 60s, was found at a property in Stoney Grove, Chesham, on Thursday morning. She has not been formally identified but next of kin have been informed.

A 41-year-old man from Chesham is in custody, Thames Valley Police said.

The force said it was believed to be an isolated incident but there would be an increased police presence in the area.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place later.

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