Southsea murder probe: Woman found dead on rooftop was in her 40s and from Portsmouth
POLICE have released further details about a woman now at the centre of a murder probe after she was found dead on a rooftop.
The woman, in her early 40s, has not yet been formally identified, police said.
Officers said she 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 and is still in custody.
Today a Hampshire police spokeswoman said: ‘Formal identification has not yet taken place but we believe her to be a woman in early her 40s from Portsmouth.’
A police cordon in Tonbridge Street has been lifted.