A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was discovered yesterday morning.

Police were called to a house in Merton Road, Basingstoke at 7.54am on January 25, after a 73-year-old woman was found.

Officers are currently at the scene investigating her cause of death.

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A 47-year-old man from Basingstoke has been arrested and remains in custody at this time.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting 44190030029.