Stoke & Staffordshire

Man arrested over woman found dead in Cannock

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Image caption A man, 47, has been arrested after police discovered the body of a woman in Anglesey Street

A 47-year-old man has been arrested after a woman was found dead at a property in Hednesford, near Cannock.

Staffordshire Police officers were called to an address in Anglesey Street at 18:30 BST on Saturday.

Police said the man held "in connection with the death" remains in custody and forensic investigations were under way at the scene.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place and the woman's death is being treated as unexplained.

The man has been released under investigation, pending further inquiries.

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