Man arrested after woman's '˜sudden death' at flat in Portchester

A MAN has been arrested after the '˜unexplained' death of a woman.

Tuesday, 25th April 2017, 9:39 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:46 pm
Police are investigating

The 47-year-old woman was found dead at a flat in Newton, Portchester.

Police were called by the ambulance service to the ‘sudden death’ on Saturday, April 22, at 8.50pm.

A Hampshire police spokeswoman said: ‘Officers are continuing to carry out enquiries to establish the circumstances surrounding the death which is currently being treated as unexplained.

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‘We are continuing to support and update the woman’s family.

‘A 50-year-old man from Portchester who was arrested in connection with our enquiries has been released from custody, but remains under investigation.’

A post mortem was due to take place yesterday, police said.