Police launch investigation after woman’s body discovered at a first floor flat

THERE has been increased police activity in the London Road area of Stoke today, following the discovery of a woman’s body at a first floor flat.

Officers were called to the location this morning after concern was raised for the occupants of the property.

The woman’s death is being treated as unexplained at this time and formal identification has yet to take place.

As part of the investigation a 31-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the matter and remains in custody.

Scenes of crime officers have attended the property to carry out a detailed forensic examination and inquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident 252 of June 27.