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UPDATED: A 60-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a woman’s body at a property in Medham, Northwood.

As first reported by Island Echo this afternoon, Police have sealed off a bungalow on Green Lane whilst forensic investigators examine the potential murder scene.

Hampshire Constabulary have confirmed that a 56-year-old woman has died and that her death is being treated as unexplained at this time.

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Her body was removed from the property at round 15:30 this afternoon.

Police were called to the address at 03:50 this morning by the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service, however, it remains unclear what prompted the initial response to the quiet, rural location.

UPDATE FRIDAY @ 09:50 – The 60-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder yesterday morning has been released from Police custody, but remains under investigation.

No charges have been brought against the individual.

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