PORTSMOUTH MURDER: Women remain in custody after murder in city street

DETECTIVES have been granted an extra 36 hours to question two women after a third woman was murdered in Portsmouth.

Monday, 30th January 2017, 8:34 am
Updated Monday, 30th January 2017, 2:43 pm
At the police cordon in Toronto Road, Buckland

A 43-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder, and a 52-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

It comes after police were called to a house in Toronto Road, in Buckland, on Saturday night amid reports a woman, 36, had been found injured inside one of the street’s terraced homes.

Despite efforts to save her, she was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The police have not yet released the identity of the victim or said how she died.

Detective Inspector Simon Baker said: ‘If you have any information, no matter how small it may seem, please speak to us and tell us what you know.’

Witnesses should call 101 quoting Operation Senator.