Detectives from Staffordshire Police have launched a murder inquiry following the discovery of a woman’s body in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent.
A 32-year-old woman was found after officers were called to Glebedale Road at around 5pm on Monday 1 October.
A 35-year-old man, of no fixed address, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
The body has yet to be formally identified and a post mortem to establish the cause of death is scheduled to take place today (Wednesday 3 October).
Officers are still at the scene investigating and neighbourhood officers are reassuring the community and carrying out door-to-door enquiries.
Enquiries are on-going and anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 594 of 1 October. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.