Man, 64, arrested in Flamstead murder investigation

PUBLISHED: 13:15 29 July 2019 | UPDATED: 13:15 29 July 2019

Council pay for accommodation for children linked to stabbing. Picture: ARCHANT

Council pay for accommodation for children linked to stabbing. Picture: ARCHANT

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A 64-year-old Flamstead man has been arrested this afternoon in connection with the murder of a 71-year-old woman in the village.

Police were called at 7.45pm on Saturday, July 27, to an address in Flamstead High Street.

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Officers forced entry into the property and found the victim with multiple injuries.

She was pronounced dead at the scene and a murder investigation was launched.

A 64-year-old man has been arrested today in connection with the murder following a police appeal, and is currently in custody.

The victim's family has been informed, and a post-mortem is due to take place later today.

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