Woman, 71, ‘murdered’ in attack at cemetery as cops arrest man | The Sun

COPS have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after an elderly woman died following an attack in a cemetery.

The 71-year-old was attacked in Crofton Cemetery at Lychgate Green, in Stubbington, Hampshire just before 4pm yesterday.

She was treated at the scene but was pronounced dead a short time later.

A Hampshire Police spokesperson said: "A scene will remain on at the cemetery while officers carry out enquiries.

"A 66-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at this time.

"Anyone who can assist our investigation or who has any information should call 101, quoting the reference Operation Clematis – 44230297967.

"Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111"

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