Murder detectives want to trace Portsmouth woman’s last steps

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A WOMAN who died in her flat has been named.

Christina Jewell, 53, was found dead at Handsworth House, Quinton Close, Somers Town, on April 4.

Detectives arrested a 54-year-old man from Southsea on suspicion of murder and theft. He remains on bail.

Now officers are trying to piece together Ms Jewell’s last movements.

Detective Inspector Liz Williams said: ‘As part of our investigation we are trying to establish Christina’s movements in the last few weeks of her life.

‘I would appeal to anyone who may have seen Christina between the middle of March and Good Friday to contact us.’

Anyone with information should contact Hampshire Major Investigation team on 101 quoting Operation Notepad.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.