Stoke & Staffordshire

Murder probe after woman, 62, dies in Burton-upon-Trent

St Chads Road in Burton-upon-Trent Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to St Chads Road in Burton-upon-Trent at about 22:00 BST on Sunday

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 62-year-old woman was fatally injured at a property.

The 58-year-old man was arrested at the scene on St Chads Road in Burton-upon-Trent on Sunday night.

Police were called to the property at around 22:00 BST where officers found the woman injured. She was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later, at 23:12 BST.

The Staffordshire force said it is supporting the victim's family.

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