Four arrested after woman in her 20s found dead in home as murder probe opens

Four arrested after woman in her 20s found dead in home as murder probe opens

Four people have been arrested after a woman was found dead at a home in Cambridgeshire.

The victim, in her 20s, died at the scene after emergency services were called yesterday afternoon.

Today police confirmed that three people – a 38-year-old woman, a 53-year-old man and a 29-year-old man, all from Littleport, had been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Another woman, aged 28, has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

In a statement Cambridgeshire Police said: “Emergency services were called at about 2.10pm yesterday with reports of concern for a woman in High Barns, Ely.

“Despite efforts from paramedics and medical staff, the woman, who is in her 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The death is being treated as a murder and a police cordon remains in place.”

A post mortem examination is due to take place at Peterborough City Hospital on Friday afternoon.

Detective Inspector Dale Mepstead, who is investigating, said: “We will be conducting enquiries in and around High Barns area while our investigation into the death continues.

“There will be a large police presence while we carry out these enquiries and we would like to reassure people that we are treating this as an isolated incident.”

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