The death of a woman in her 40s at a home in Beaconsfield is being treated as murder. 

Thames Valley Police were called at around 6.20am on Friday, February 23, to Seeleys Road.

Sadly a woman in her 40s was found to have suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her next of kin has been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

A 39-year-old man from Beaconsfield been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector Nick Hind of the Major Crime Unit, said: “We are carrying out a thorough investigation into the circumstances of this incident.

“My thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“The investigation is still in its early stages, however we believe that this is an isolated incident and that there is no wider risk to the public.

“A scene watch is currently in place. If anyone has any concerns, please speak to one of our officers.”