A murder investigation is continuing this week - after a woman's body was found at a Chilterns beauty spot popular with walkers.

The woman, in her sixties, was found dead in woodland at the Watlington Hill National Trust car park on Friday evening, just before 6pm.

Police launched a murder probe and arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of murder. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries and is still there.

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A post-mortem was carried out yesterday (October 26), but the cause of death has not yet been established.

Further specialist forensic tests are due to take place, but police have warned this will take "some time".

The woman has also not yet been formally identified, although her family are being supported by specially trained officers.

Police are still guarding the crime scene as their work continues.

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Updating members of the public, Detective Superintendent Kevin Brown, Head of the Major Crime Unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family at this very difficult time.

“Detectives are carrying out a thorough investigation and our enquiries are continuing.

“We would like to again thank the public for their co-operation, and I would continue to ask if anyone has information that they feel may be able to assist us in our investigation please call 101 quoting reference 1300 of 23/10/20.

“If anyone wishes to report anonymously they can do so by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”