Woman arrested on suspicion of Leiston murder

Grimsey Road, Leiston
Image caption Police were contacted after reports that a man's body had been found in Grimsey Road, Leiston

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murdering an elderly man in Leiston.

John Proctor, who died due to compression of the neck, was found on Monday in a house in Grimsey Road.

The 80-year-old is believed to have lived in the house.

A post-mortem examination took place at Ipswich Hospital on Tuesday. Police said officers remained at the house and other inquiries, which had included the search of a field, were under way.

Police said the 41-year-old woman would be questioned later.

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