A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 54-year-old woman was found at a house in Kingston Road, Tewkesbury, at about 4.45am this morning.

Police said the death is being treated as suspicious and a 59-year-old man was arrested in Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset on suspicion of murder later this morning.

Part of Kingston Road has been closed while police carry out enquiries.

Any information call Gloucestershire police on 101 quoting incident 27-s-300915.

Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.