Murder inquiry after woman's body found in Leicester

Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman's body was found in a house in Leicester.

The 44-year-old was found dead just after 0300 BST after officers went to an address in Danvers Road following reports of a disturbance.

A man was also found injured and he was taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary where his condition was described as critical but stable.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A post mortem examination was due to take place on Thursday, police said.

Detectives have appealed for witnesses.

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