Murder investigation launched after woman’s body found in flat in Leicestershire

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a woman’s body at a flat in Measham.

Officers were called to the flat at around 1.50am this morning (Monday 6 August), following concerns for the welfare of the occupant of a flat in High Street.

On arrival at the flat, a woman’s body was found inside. Formal identification has not yet taken place.

Two Leicestershire men aged 39 and 54 have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are in police custody.

The flat has been cordoned off to allow officers to carry out a full forensic examination of the scene and enquiries are continuing surrounding the incident.

Officers are investigating the circumstances that led to the woman’s death and would urge anyone who has information or recalls seeing or hearing anything suspicious to get in touch.

If anyone has any information they are asked to contact 101 or Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111 quoting incident 32 of 6 August 2018.