Essex

Clacton murder inquiry: Man arrested after woman's body found

Old Street, Clacton
Image caption The 25-year-old man is being questioned at Clacton Police Station

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in Clacton.

Essex Police were called to a house in Old Street at 10:50 GMT on Friday and found the dead woman, who was believed to be in her late 50s.

A post-mortem test has not yet been carried out and a forensic team is examining the scene.

The man, who is 25-years-old and from Clacton, has been taken to the town's police station for questioning.

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