Murder inquiry launched after woman's body found

Police at the scene in Horspath this morning

Police at the scene in Horspath this morning

First published in News Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author by , Council Reporter, also covering Oxford city centre. Call me on 01865 425429

A MURDER investigation has been launched after a woman’s body was discovered in Horspath this morning.

Police were called at 2am to an address in Prospect Park and a body of a woman in her 50s was found.

She was declared dead on the scene.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

Officers said they believed it was not a random attack.

Anyone with any information can contact the police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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