Man arrested on charges of murder after woman was found dead in Berkshire with ‘significant injuries’

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Man, 35, arrested on murder charge after woman found dead with ‘significant injuries’ in historic market town of Berkshire

  • Victim, aged 40, was found Thursday night in Crookham Hill, Thatcham
  • Thames Valley Police say the victim suffered “significant injuries.”
  • A 35-year-old man is in police custody after being arrested on charges of murder
  • Force investigators say it is believed there is no wider threat to the public

A man has been arrested on charges of murder after the death of a woman with “significant injuries.”

The victim, in her 40s, was found at Crookham Hill in Thatcham, Berkshire, Thursday at 11:45 PM.

Police confirmed that a 35-year-old man has been arrested on charges of murder and is still in custody.

A murder investigation has begun after a woman was found dead after suffering `` significant injuries '' last night in the town of Thatcham, Berkshire.  Pictured: the scene today

A murder investigation has begun after a woman was found dead after suffering “ significant injuries ” last night in the town of Thatcham, Berkshire. Pictured: the scene today

A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said: “Her relatives have been informed and will be supported by specialist agents.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently still in police custody.

“There is currently a large police presence in the area, which is likely to remain for some time as long as the investigation continues and agents are investigating the area.”

Detective Superintendent, Andy Shearwood of the Major Crime Unit said: “First of all, I would like to say that our thoughts are with the family and friends of the woman who tragically passed away.

‘I understand this could be troubling to the public and that there will be a number of agents around while a thorough investigation is carried out.

Road closures were present while Thames Valley police investigators investigated the scene

Road closures were present while Thames Valley police investigators investigated the scene

Road closures were present while Thames Valley police investigators investigated the scene

There is no greater threat to the public.

If you have any concerns or information that you think may assist in this investigation, please feel free to contact the agents in the area.

“ We also want to ask anyone near Crookham Hill between 11.30pm and midnight on Thursday to view any dashcam footage. If you have recorded anything that could help this investigation, please share it with the police.

You can also call 101 or file a report online under the reference number 43210138231.

“I would like to thank the community for their support at this time, I know this will cause concern but also cause unrest in the area, so I would like to thank you for your continued support and patience on this matter.”

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