Arrest after woman's body found at Dudley housing complex

By Thomas Parkes | Dudley | Crime | Published:

A woman’s body has been found after concerns were raised by staff at a sheltered accommodation complex in the Black Country.

Middlepark Road in Dudley. Photo: Google

Police were called to the complex in Middlepark Road, on the Russells Hall estate, in Dudley, after a 999 call about a resident who had not been seen for some time.

Officers forced entry to the room and found the body of a 63-year-old woman just before midday on Tuesday. )

The cause of death is unconfirmed and a post-mortem examination is set to take place, West Midlands Police said.

A 43-year-old man, who was known to the woman, was arrested at the scene but has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
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