Update murder investigation

19/07/2012

North Wales Police have been granted a further 36 hours to question a  57 year old Warrington man in connection with the death of a woman also from the town.

 

He was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at St Asaph

after attending a police building  on  the St Asaph business park on Wednesday  evening 18 July 2012.

 

The body of a 49 year old woman, who was known to the suspect, was discovered in a car outside the building.

A joint investigation is being carried out by North Wales Police and Cheshire Police.

DCI Steve Williams of North Wales Police said; “This afternoon Prestatyn Magistrates Court granted police a further 36 hours detention time to interview the suspect.

 

“A post mortem has been carried out by a Home Office pathologist in Liverpool and we can confirm that this case is being investigated as a homicide.

 

“The family has been informed and is being supported by specially trained officers of Cheshire Police.”

                                     

No more information is available at this time.

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