Murder arrest after woman dies at Dudley home

January 25, 2018 - 49 views

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman died at a Black Country home.

The woman, believed to be in her 40s, was found seriously injured at a house in Cinder Bank, Netherton, at around 8.15pm last night.

Ambulance crews attempted to save her but she was pronounced dead at the scene.


A 50-year-old man, who is believed to have known the victim, was arrested at the terraced property and police are not looking for any other suspects.

The suspected killer was found with head injuries and is currently recovering in hospital, where his condition is described as stable.

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Detective Inspector Paul Joyce, from West Midlands Police's homicide unit, said: "We are in the very early stages of this enquiry, but at present we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the woman’s death.

"The couple are believed to be known to each other and we are working to establish what has led to this tragic outcome.

"Our family liaison unit are supporting the woman’s family and we would ask anyone with information which they believe will assist our enquiries to contact us on 101."


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