A 74-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a womanâ€™s body was found at a house in Market Drayton today.
The elderly woman was found by police officers at an address in Millfield Drive at around 8.20am.Â The man was arrested at the house.
A West Mercia Police spokesperson said: â€œA 74-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a womanâ€™s body at a house in Market Drayton.
â€œHe has been taken into custody at Shrewsbury police station.Â No-one else is believed to be involvedâ€.
The house has been cordoned off for forensic examination as police inquiries continue.
The Shropshire coroner Mr John Ellery has been informed.