Darlington murder probe after woman's body found

Scene of Darlington murder

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Darlington.

The body of a woman in her 40s was found in a house on Louisa Street shortly after 12:30 GMT.

Det Supt Dave Ashton, of Durham Police, said officers were working to "piece together what happened" and confirmed a probe was under way.

A 43-year-old woman from Darlington has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in police custody.

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