Murder inquiry after woman's body found in Derby

Police tape in Allenton
Image caption The body was found at a house in Merrill Way

A murder investigation has started after the discovery of a woman's body at a house in Derby.

Emergency services found the body of the 54-year-old woman at a house on Merrill Way in Allenton early in the morning.

Derbyshire Police said the death of the woman was being treated as suspicious.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently being questioned, a police spokesman said.

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