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Woman arrested in murder investigation
1:39pm Monday 20th August 2012 in News
A 29-year-old woman has been arrested this morning on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody where she is being questioned by detectives.
The arrested follows the death of a woman in her 80s who was found at her home address in Atlantic Close, Ocean Village , on Saturday evening.
A 37-year-old man arrested yesterday on suspicion of the murder remains in custody.
The pensioner was killed by at least one blow to the head, it has been revealed.
Officers were carrying out door to door enquiries, speaking to anyone who may have heard or seen anything suspicious in the previous 48 hours since the OAP was last seen alive.
Footage from CCTV cameras in the area was also being recovered in the hope that the killer may have been captured entering or leaving the ground floor one-bedroom flat.
Yesterday, the curtains were drawn across the front window of the property, where three china figurines sat neatly on the windowsill.
A large white and yellow forensic tent had been erected over what appeared to be a door leading into a garden area outside the apartment.
Forensic experts wearing white protective suits were seen coming and going from the back of the block of flats, carrying crates and plastic bags.
- Anyone with information should contact the Major Investigation Team at Southampton Central police station on 101 or the Crimestoppers charity line anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting Operation Anglian.