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Whitestake murder investigation launched as woman’s body found

Posted on - 6th January, 2016 - 1:52pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, News, Penwortham
Parker Lane off Chain House Lane Pic: Google

Parker Lane off Chain House Lane Pic: Google

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman’s body was found near Preston.

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Update: Police say death is no longer being treated as suspicious

Lancashire Police were called by the North West Ambulance service after a 62-year-old woman was found dead.

Police were called to a house in Parker Lake, Whitestake, around 10.52am on Tuesday and a 63-year-old man was arrested on the scene on suspicion of murder.

He remains in police custody as a post mortem examination is carried out to establish the woman’s cause of death.

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