A Thames Valley Police chief has said his thoughts are with the loved ones of a woman who was found dead with serious injuries in the early hours of this morning.

Thames Valley Police officers were called to Blue Mountains in Wallingford yesterday (August 30) at 2am.

When police arrived at the scene a woman in her forties was found to have suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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A 28-year-old man from Wallingford, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

Detective Chief Inspector Jon Capps, of Thames Valley Police, said: “We are carrying out a thorough investigation into the circumstances of this incident.

“My thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“The investigation is still in its early stages, however we believe that this is an isolated incident and that there is no wider risk to the public.

“A scene watch is currently in place. If anyone has any concerns, please speak to one of our officers.”


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This story was written by Sophie Perry. She joined the team in 2021 as a digital reporter.

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