Oxford

Woodstock murder arrest following body find

Police officer next to police car with forensic tent in the background
Image caption A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder

A murder investigation has been launched following the discovery of a man's body in an Oxfordshire street.

The dead man, aged in his 50s, was found in Cockpit Close, Woodstock, at about 0330 GMT and detectives are treating the death as unexplained.

Thames Valley Police said a 20-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of murder and was being questioned by officers.

A post-mortem examination will be held to determine how the man died.

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