A 45-year-old man from Marlow has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the unexplained death of a woman in Cookham.

Police were called to Station Road at around 8.35am on Tuesday (September 10). On arrival at the property, officers discovered the body of a woman. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Following a Home Office post-mortem, it was found that the cause of death was a head injury. 

The victim has been formally identified as Tracy Bailey, aged 44, of Cookham.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Bosley, of the Major Crime Unit, said: “Detectives from our Major Crime Unit are carrying out an investigation into the circumstances of how this woman has died and I am appealing to anyone who has any information that could assist us to contact police.

“I would like to reassure members of the public that we believe this to be an isolated incident.

“People in the community are likely to notice an increased presence of officers in the area and I would ask anyone who has any concerns or information to speak to police.

“If you have any details which you think are relevant, please call the Thames Valley Police on 101, quoting reference 43190279788.”

Alternatively, you can make a report online or if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.