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Portsmouth murder arrest after woman's body found on roof

Palmerston Mansions
Image caption The woman was found at a building in Palmerston Road shopping centre

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead on a roof in a shopping centre.

The unnamed victim was found at Palmerston Mansions in Palmerston Road, a pedestrianised street in Portsmouth, at about 10:50 BST.

Police said they had arrested a 53-year-old man from Portsmouth.

Part of Tonbridge Street, which runs parallel to Palmerston Road, has been sealed off as part of the police investigation.

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