Cornwall

Man arrested over Saltash woman's murder

Saltash
Image caption The area near the house has been cordoned off while investigations continue

A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in a Cornish seaside town.

Police found the body of a 50-year-old woman at a property in Alamein Court, Saltash, just before 10:00 BST on Thursday.

The man is being held at Launceston police station, a Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said.

The property has been cordoned off while investigations continue.

Image caption The woman's body was found at about 10:00 BST on Thursday

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