POLICE have carried out a fingertip search of an area where the body of a woman was found in Upton upon Severn.

The woman has been named locally as Sara Hopkins and police investigating the death are appealing for witnesses.

This morning police were spotted carrying out a fingertip search of the area where her body was found 'unresponsive' near Upton Fire Station on Saturday.

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A 44-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remained in police custody as of last night, after detectives were granted extra time to question him.

More flowers have also been added to other tributes already left at the scene.

One read: "Our thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time.

"Take away too soon. RIP Sweet Angel."

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Anyone with information can ring West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 150s 161119 or alternatively information can be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.