Detectives continue to investigate following the discovery of woman’s body in Burton
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Detectives are continuing to investigate following the discovery of a woman’s body in Burton.
Police were called at approximately 4am on Friday 2 July to an area close to Meadowside Leisure Centre, known locally as the Washlands.
Specially-trained officers are supporting the woman’s family.
A small area of woodland was maintained as a scene. This has now been released, and detectives thank the community for their patience whilst an examination took place.
A post mortem has taken place but further tests are required.
A 53-year-old man, from Burton, arrested in connection with the death, has been released on conditional bail pending further enquiries.
Witnesses or anyone with any information should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 75 of 2 July, call 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.