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Handforth murder arrests after woman found dead

Meriton Road in Handforth Image copyright Google
Image caption The 55-year-old victim, believed to be a local woman, was found at a property on Meriton Road in Handforth

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead at a house in Cheshire.

The 55-year-old, believed to be a local woman, was found at a property on Meriton Road in Handforth, near Wilmslow, in the early hours of Sunday.

Two men, aged 43 and 51, from Wilmslow, are in custody being questioned, Cheshire Police said.

A 57-year-old man from Handforth is being held on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Police have asked for anyone with information to contact them.

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