Man arrested after woman found dead in Somercotes

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DETECTIVES are investigating the death of a woman found dead at a house in Somercotes yesterday afternoon (Saturday).

Emergency services were called to Burke Drive just before 4pm and discovered the 30-year-old woman dead.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with her death.

The woman has not been formally identified but her relatives have been informed.

A post mortem examination is expected to take place today (Sunday) to determine the cause of her death.

An incident room has been set up at Ripley and anyone who has any information should contact Derbyshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111