FOLLOWING the death of a woman yesterday in an incident at Wotton Lawn Hospital, Gloucester, magistrates have authorised a further 36 hours for police to question a 60 year old man under arrest in relation to the police investigation, and to secure and preserve further evidence.

The victim has now been named as Sharon Wall (53), a Healthcare Assistant from Gloucester.

Detective Chief Inspector Steve Porter, the Senior Investigating Officer, said:

"The family are extremely distressed at the tragic loss of their loved one and have asked for some privacy and time to grieve during this difficult period."