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

Police have lifted a cordon put in place after a woman was found dead on a roof at a shopping precinct.

Tuesday, 17th September 2019, 12:14 pm
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

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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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

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.

Today a solitary police vehicle remains in Tonbridge Street.