Update: Man arrested on Exmoor on suspicion of murder

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Police have arrested a 51-year-old man following a search across Exmoor yesterday (Sun).

POLICE have arrested a man on Exmoor on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a body at a house in Wiltshire yesterday morning (Sunday).

The 51-year-old was arrested at an address in Dulverton just before 9am this morning and remains in custody at Taunton police station.

The arrest was in relation to the body of a woman discovered at an address in Melksham yesterday morning.

Formal identification of the woman is yet to take place and a post-mortem examination is expected this afternoon.


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Anyone with information relating to the incident is asked to call Wiltshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.

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