Man arrested after woman dies in Chelmsford

Mick Ferris

Detectives have launched a murder investigation and arrested a man after being called to an address in Chelmsford.

Officers attended a property in Rothmans Avenue just before 5.10am on Wednesday April 26, and discovered a woman who was unresponsive.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Detective Inspector James Holmes, of the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: “We are working quickly to establish the circumstances leading up to the death of the woman.

“I appreciate that this is unsettling and of concern for neighbours and the community, but at this stage we believe that no one else is involved.

“We would ask anyone who might have information that could help us, to call us as soon as possible.”

If you have any information about this incident, please call the Major Crime Team on 101 and quote incident number 105 of April 26.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to remain anonymous, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Mick Ferris

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