A murder investigation has been launched after the sudden death of a woman.

Police officers were called to Avro Court in Hamble on May 17 by the ambulance service.

Officers attended the scene and confirmed a woman in her 50s had died.

A 48-year-old man from Hamble has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

He has been released on bail until August 16.

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A spokesperson from Hampshire Constabulary said: “If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please call 101 quoting reference 44240206944

“You can also make a report via our website here: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/

“Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or by visiting their website.”