Clacton man arrested on suspicion of woman's murder

Flat on St Vincent Road
Image caption The man was arrested shortly after officers entered the flat on St Vincent Road

A 37-year-old man from Essex has been arrested on suspicion of murder after police forced their way into a flat to find the body of woman in her 60s.

Police were called to the property on St Vincent Road, Clacton-on-Sea, about 19:00 GMT on Friday. The woman was certified dead at the scene.

A man from Clacton was arrested a short time later and is being questioned by police.

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out later.

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