Murder hunt launched after body find

POLICE launched a murder inquiry today following the death of a woman in her Colchester home.The killing, which happened at St Mary's Field at around quarter to two this afternoon, led to the scrambling of the Essex force's helicopter as police tried to track down the male suspect.

By Roddy Ashworth

A MAN is today being questioned by police on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in her Colchester home.

The killing, which happened at around quarter to two this afternoon at St Mary's Field, led to the scrambling of the Essex Police force's helicopter as they tried to find the male suspect.

Anybody with information is asked to contact Colchester police station on 01206 762212.


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