A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman died at a house in Droitwich

The 49-year-old woman was found injured at a home in Chestnut Spinney and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her death is being treated as unexplained.

A 42-year-old man has now been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody while enquiries continue.

Detective Chief Inspector Leighton Harding, senior investigating officer, said: “When officers arrived it became clear that the woman’s injuries were not survivable, and she sadly died at the scene. 

“Her death is currently being treated as unexplained. 

"An investigation has been launched to establish the circumstances around her death. 

"At this stage, we’re keeping an open mind and are exploring all lines of enquiry.

“Our thoughts are with the woman’s family at this difficult time.”

Yesterday (July 1), at around 4.10am, officers and ambulance crews attended an address in Chestnut Spinney.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 4.12am on Monday to an incident at a private address on Chestnut Spinney in Droitwich Spa.

"Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a Critical Care Car from Midlands Air Ambulance attended the scene.

"Upon arrival, we found a woman in a critical condition.

"Ambulance staff administered advanced life support to her, but unfortunately, it became clear that nothing more could be done to save her, and she was confirmed deceased.”

West Mercia Police remain on the scene.

Neighbours said they do not know what happened, but detectives have been around to ask them questions.

Many have recalled seeing a constant stream of police vehicles coming down the road.

Another said: "Nothing ever happens in this little close, so it has got to be serious. 

"I don't know how I feel, in all honesty.

"We have been told it is serious."