Poole pensioner arrested on suspicion of murder after death of woman in Lytchett Matravers
A PENSIONER from Poole has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Dorset Police have launched a murder investigation after a 62-year-old woman died a a result of serious injuries sustained at an address along Wareham Road in Lytchett Matravers in Poole.
Police were called to the scene at around 8:45am this morning where the victim had sustained injuries in the rear garden of the property.
The 62-year-old woman was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
A 73-year-old man from Poole has been arrested on suspicion of murder. It is thought the suspect was known to the victim.
Detective Inspector Marcus Hester, of Dorset Police’s Major Crime Investigation Team, said: “We have launched an investigation into the circumstances of this incident and it is very important that anyone with any information contacts Dorset Police as soon as possible.
“Any witnesses should call 101 quoting incident number 20:73."