Cops investigate woman’s death

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DERBYSHIRE police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found at a house in Somercotes.

The emergency services were called out to Burke Drive, Somercotes, just before 4pm, on Saturday, September 22, and found the woman dead in a house.

A police spokesman said: “A 22 year-old man has been arrested in connection with her death.

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

A post mortem is due to be carried out to establish the exact cause of death and a police incident room has been set up at Ripley as part of the police investigation.

Witnesses or anyone with information are urged to call Derbyshore Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.