Investigation after woman's body found

Detectives are investigating the 'unexplained' death of a 30-year-old woman found in a bedroom.

Wednesday, 24th May 2017, 4:22 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:51 pm
Hollinshead Street, Chorley

Police say they were called to a house in Hollinshead Road, Chorley last night where they found the body of a woman.

Officers later arrested a 39-year-old man who is currently in custody being questioned.

A police spokesman said detectives were “investigating the circumstances” surrounding the woman’s death, but at the moment it was being treated as “unexplained.”

“Police were called at around 10.25pm last night after the body of a woman, 30, was found deceased in a bedroom at an address on Hollinshead Street,” added the spokesman.

“A 39-year-old man from Chorley has been arrested and is currently in police custody.

“A post mortem to determine the cause of the woman’s death will take place in due course.”