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Stoke-on-Trent murder arrest after woman found dead

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Image caption The 43-year-old woman's body was found by police on Church Avenue

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in a home in Stoke-on-Trent.

Police were called to a house on Church Avenue, Baddeley Green, at around 10:35 BST where they found the 43-year-old woman's body.

Staffordshire Police said a 51-year-old man from Stoke-on-Trent has been arrested in connection with her death and remains in custody.

The address remains cordoned off while a forensic examination is carried out.

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