A man’s been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a body.
Police officers were called to Bence Court after they received a call expressing concerns for the welfare of a woman. On arrival, they found the woman, in her 30s, deceased.
A 35-year-old man from Amesbury has been brought in for questioning by murder detectives, and remains in custody in Melksham Police Station at this time.
A 51-year-old man from Salisbury was arrested over the weekend has since been released. He’s now being treated as a witness by police.
Investigators say they are keeping an open mind about whether there were any suspicious circumstances surrounding her death. Formal identification has not yet taken place, but the woman’s family are being supported by specially-trained officers.
Detective Inspector Gemma Davies, from the Brunel Major Crime Investigation Team, said: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank the local community for their support and patience while our enquiries are continuing.
“People in the local area are likely to see an increased police presence as the investigation takes place.
“I would urge anyone with information to come forward now – any information, regardless of how insignificant you think it might be, could be crucial to this investigation.”
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