Man arrested on suspicion of Herefordshire village murder

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after police were called to a home in Herefordshire.

A police spokesperson said officers received a call notifying them that a woman was in cardiac arrest at her home in Pembridge, and was believed to be the victim of an assault, at around 12.20pm on January 29.

Upon arrival, officers found the woman to have suffered a serious injury to the head and had sadly died at the scene.

A man aged 57 has been arrested on suspicion of murder and has been detained under the mental health act.

Detective Chief Inspector Dean Jones said: “We believe this is an isolated incident and our thoughts are with the family at this very sad time.”

Hereford Times