Cumbria

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering Aspatria woman

Queen Street, Aspatria Image copyright Google
Image caption Cumbria Police said it was working to establish the facts surrounding the woman's death in Queen Street

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman in Cumbria.

Officers were called to a property on Queen Street, Aspatria, shortly before 04:50 GMT.

The dead woman was aged in her 40s. Cumbria Police said a 50-year-old man who she knew is in custody.

Det Ch Insp Dave Pattinson said her death is being treated as "unexplained" and the force is working to establish the circumstances.

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