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Murder investigation launched following death of a woman in Gerrards Cross

| October 13, 2016

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A murder enquiry has been launched by Thames Valley Police after a woman died at a property in Gerrards Cross.

On Monday 10th October 2016, at around 5.50pm, police officers attended a property in High Beeches, Gerrards Cross following a report that a woman in her thirties had died. An investigation was launched into the circumstances surrounding her death.

On Thursday 13th October 2016 a Home Office Post-Mortem examination was carried out and following this the Force’s Major Crime Unit has now launched a murder investigation. A scene watch is currently in place at the property.

Police have arrested a 58 year old man from Gerrards Cross on suspicion of murder. He is currently in police custody.

Senior investigating officer Det Chief Insp Simon Steel, of the Major Crime Unit, based at Aylesbury police station, said: ‘We have launched a murder investigation and we are appealing for anyone with information regarding this incident to come forward.

If anyone has information in connection with this incident they should call the Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting the reference 1171 10/10/16.

Supt Yvette Hitch, LPA Commander for Chiltern and South Bucks, said: ‘This is a concerning incident, as a result we have increased patrols in the area to provide reassurance to the public.

If anyone has any concerns in connection with this I would encourage you to speak to one of the Neighbourhood Policing Patrols or please call 101.

If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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