A 25-YEAR-OLD woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a female in her 40s was found dead in a house.
Emergency services charged to the property in Petersfield, Hampshire, at around 8pm on Tuesday following concerns for welfare.
They discovered the female victim at the scene on Station Road and threw up a cordon as a murder investigation got underway.
Formal identification is yet to take place but the victim’s next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
The female murder suspect remains in police custody.
A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said: “An investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Petersfield.
“We were called just before 8pm on Tuesday to an address on Station Road.
“On attendance police discovered the body of a woman aged in her 40s.
“As part of our inquiries, a 25-year-old woman from Bordon has been arrested on suspicion of murder. She remains in custody at this time.”