POLICE have cordoned off a section of a road in Stonehouse town centre as they continue their investigation after a woman died and a man was arrested on suspicion of murder. 

Two police cars were outside the scene, making sure members of the public did not pass the police cordon. 

A police tent has also been set up outside the house. 

The police cordon was near a fish and chips outlet, whilst other shops on the High Street are in close proximity. 

 

 

In their original statement, the police said:

"Police were called to a property on Bath Road at 12.30am today, Sunday 28 November, where it was reported that a woman had been injured.

"Paramedics attended and the woman, aged in her 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers are working to identify a next of kin.

"A 53-year-old man from Cheltenham has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident and remains in police custody for questioning.

Police have since confirmed that the women's next of kin has been notified. 

No other new information about the incident has been released. 

The Major Crime Investigation Team is investigating the death and anyone with information which could assist is asked to contact police.

"You can do this online by completing the following form and quoting incident 13 of 28