Murder investigation following death of woman in Preston

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Preston.

Police were called at shortly after 2am today (Wednesday, February 15) to an address on Chatsworth Street in the city.

On arrival a 42 year old woman was found inside the address with a serious head injury. She was taken by ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital where she sadly later died.

A 52 year old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.

Police are at the scene, and have taped-off the area. Forensic officers have arrived, wearing protective clothing, and have erected a tent outside the front door of one of the houses.

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