POLICE are searching a house in Saddlers Walk, Worcester today in relation to the death of a woman last year.

Two forensic teams and two police cars are at the scene.

A spokesman for West Mercia Polcie said: "At around 9am this morning (Thursday 6 August), officers searched a property in Saddlers Walk, Worcester.

"A cordon is in place around the house whilst our officers continue their investigation.

"A 42–year-old man has been arrested and is helping us with our enquiries."

“The searches at a home on Saddlers Walk relate to the death of a woman last year and enquiries are ongoing to establish circumstances surrounding her death.

“We are aware of local concern that we are searching for a body - this is not the case and we currently only searching inside the property.”