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BREAKING NEWS: Man Arrested in Connection with Murder of Woman

Wiltshire Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of a woman in Amesbury.

A 35-year-old man from Amesbury has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody at Melksham Police Station.

The body of the woman, who is believed to be her in 30’s, was found at an address in Bence Court in the town on Friday afternoon (30/11).

Police enquiries are ongoing and her death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Officers are keeping an open mind about whether there were any suspicious circumstances surrounding her death.

Formal identification has not yet taken place, but the woman’s family are being supported by specially-trained officers.

Wiltshire Police would ask people to respect their privacy at this difficult time.

Detective Inspector Gemma Davies, from the Brunel Major Crime Investigation Team, said: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank the local community for their support and patience while our enquiries are continuing.

“People in the local area are likely to see an increased police presence as the investigation takes place.

“I would urge anyone with information to come forward now – any information, regardless of how insignificant you think it might be, could be crucial to this investigation.”

A 51-year-old man from Salisbury who was arrested over the weekend was released yesterday (02/12) with no further action. He is now being treated as a witness.

Anyone with information which could assist the investigation is asked to contact the Brunel MCIT team on 101, quoting Operation Majesty.