Woman in her 80s is murdered in Chipping Campden in the Cotswolds as detectives arrest man she knew

Woman in her 80s is murdered in quiet Cotswolds market town as detectives arrest man known to her after she dies from head injuries

  • Woman in her 80s murdered in quiet Cotswolds town of Chipping Campden
  • Police were called to High Street, Chipping Hampden at 12.30am this morning
  • Man was arrested on suspicion of murder. It’s believed they knew each other

An elderly woman was murdered in the in a quiet Cotswolds market town in the early hours of this morning. 

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after she died and is now in police custody.

Police were called to High Street, Chipping Campden at around 12.30am where a woman in her 80s was found with head injuries. She later died from her wounds.

Her next of kin and the coroner have been informed.

Police were called to High Street, Chipping Campden (pictured) at around 12.30am where a woman in her 80s was found with head injuries. She later died from her wounds

Police were called to High Street, Chipping Campden (pictured) at around 12.30am where a woman in her 80s was found with head injuries. She later died from her wounds

Gloucestershire Constabulary have said their Major Crime Investigation Team is in the early stages of an investigation

Gloucestershire Constabulary have said their Major Crime Investigation Team is in the early stages of an investigation

Gloucestershire Constabulary have said their Major Crime Investigation Team is in the early stages of an investigation.

Officers are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to make contact with police.

The alleged victim and murderer involved in the incident are believed to be known to each other, the force said.

Officers said they are not currently seeking anyone else in connection with the investigation at this time.

Police said that members of the public can be provided information online by completing the form on their website and quoting incident 8 of 6 January. 

They added people with information can also call police on 101.

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