Man, 31, is arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman in her 80s was found dead at a house 


Man, 31, is arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman in her 80s was found dead at a house

  • Man arrested on suspicion or murder after woman in 80s found dead at house 
  • Emergency teams called to College Street, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, on June 1
  • Warwickshire Police said her death is currently being treated as suspicious 

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman in her 80s was found dead at a house.

Emergency services were called to College Street, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, at around 9.10am on June 1 following concerns for a pensioner inside a property.

The elderly woman, who has not yet been named, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Warwickshire Police said her death is currently being treated as suspicious and a post-mortem is due to take place. 

A woman in her 80s was found dead at a property on College Street, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, at around 9.10am on June 1

A woman in her 80s was found dead at a property on College Street, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, at around 9.10am on June 1 

Warwickshire Police were called to the residential street following concerns for a pensioner inside a property

Warwickshire Police were called to the residential street following concerns for a pensioner inside a property

The woman’s next of kin has been informed and is being supported by specialist liaison officers.  

A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody where he is being questioned by detectives.

Today, a police car remained on guard outside the house as forensic teams carried out their investigations. 

A blue and white forensic tent has also been erected outside the property. 

Detective Chief Inspector Caroline Corfield said: ‘An investigation has been launched and a number of enquiries are now ongoing to ascertain the circumstances of this incident.

A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody. Pictured: Police officers stand outside the property where the elderly woman was found

A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody. Pictured: Police officers stand outside the property where the elderly woman was found

The property has been cordoned off and a blue and white forensic tent has also been erected outside as detectives carry out their investigations

The property has been cordoned off and a blue and white forensic tent has also been erected outside as detectives carry out their investigations

‘As part of our enquiries, we would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour in the area between 7pm last night and 9am this morning.

‘Anyone with any information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 94 of 1 June 2021.

‘Our thoughts are with the woman’s family at this difficult time, and we would ask that their privacy is respected.’  



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