Southsea murder: Police lift cordon after woman's body found on roof behind shopping precinct

Police have lifted a cordon after a woman's body was found on a roof near Palmerston Road in Southsea but are still in the area this morning
Police have lifted a cordon after a woman's body was found on a roof near Palmerston Road in Southsea but are still in the area this morning
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Police have lifted a cordon put in place after a woman was found dead on a roof at a shopping precinct. 

The woman, who has not been identified by police, was found at around 10.50am yesterday on a roof overlooking Tonbridge Street behind Clark’s shoe shop in Palmerston Road, Southsea. 

A 53-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder yesterday. 

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Detectives and forensics officers were yesterday scouring the area for clues while uniformed officers were inside Palmerston Mansions, the block of maisonettes above shops in the precinct.

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Today a solitary police vehicle remains in Tonbridge Street.