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How Murder arrest after woman found dead in Blackpool on Boxing Day

How Murder arrest after woman found dead in Blackpool on Boxing Day

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman in her 70s was discovered dead in Blackpool.

Her body was discovered at a house in Severn Road near Blackpool Pleasure Beach at 19:00 GMT on Boxing Day.

Lancashire Police said its officers had been called “following reports a woman was unresponsive”. A 47-year-old man from Manchester remains in police custody.

Police have asked for witnesses as well as any CCTV or dashcam footage.

How Murder arrest after woman found dead in Blackpool on Boxing Day
The woman in her 70s was found dead in Severn Road near Blackpool Pleasure Beach

The investigation is “very much ongoing,” according to Det Supt Neil Drummond.

“First and foremost my thoughts are with the loved ones of the deceased at this difficult time,” he said.

“We have launched a murder investigation to establish the full circumstances of how she died. “

source:summarybio.com