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Arrest in Letchworth elderly man 'domestic' murder probe

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Image caption The body of an elderly man was found at a house in Whitehorn Lane

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of an elderly man was found in what police said was believed to be a "domestic incident".

An 85-year-old was pronounced dead at a house in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, shortly before 14:30 GMT on Wednesday.

Another man, aged 60, was found with serious injuries.

He has been arrested on suspicion of murdering the elderly man but remains in hospital, although police said he was expected to make a full recovery.

Detectives investigating the death in Whitehorn Lane described it as an "isolated incident" and said they were not looking for anyone else in connection with it.

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