Murder probe after 'balcony fall' death in Southampton

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Officers were called to Atlantis Court in Canute Road on Monday afternoon

A murder inquiry has been launched after a woman was found dead after reportedly falling from a balcony.

The 37-year-old's body was discovered close to Ocean Village, Southampton, at about 16:30 BST on Monday.

Officers are investigating and a cordon has been set up near Atlantis Court in Canute Road, Hampshire Constabulary said.

A 61-year-old man from the city has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.

Police have been granted a 12-hour extension to question the suspect which will last until 23:00 on Wednesday.

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A cordon has been set up while investigations take place

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