Stoke & Staffordshire

Murder inquiry launched after woman's body found

A murder investigation has been launched after the body of a woman was found at a property.

The woman, aged 70, was found at the address on Tunstall Road in Knypersley, Stoke-on-Trent, on Sunday evening, after police forced entry.

Her death is being treated as suspicious and a post-mortem examination is due to take place.

Forensic and door-to-door inquiries are taking place and police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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