Body of missing woman found in house and man arrested for murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found following reports of a missing woman.

Bedfordshire Police said officers were called to Winston Crescent, Biggleswade, shortly after 3pm on Saturday and a body was found at the property.

A man in his 30s was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody,

The victim is yet to be formally identified but specially trained officers are supporting family members.

Det Chf Insp Iain Moor said: ‘Our thoughts are with the victim’s family at this tragic time.

‘We have made good headway in these early stages of our investigation and continue to follow numerous lines of enquiry in order to ascertain the events that led to this death.

‘At this time, we would urge anyone with information that could support our investigation to please come forward.’

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bedfordshire Police by calling call 101 or using its online reporting centre quoting Operation Pasteur.

People can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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