Two men are arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in a flat in a Bedfordshire village
- The body was found at an address in Kensworth at 12.30pm on Friday
- The victim was found by firefighters after a report of an alarm sounding
- Two men, aged 31 and 30, were arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in a flat in a village in Bedfordshire.
The victim was found at an address in Plewes Close, Kensworth, at around 12.30pm on Friday.
Firefighters discovered her body after a report of an alarm sounding at the property was made to the fire service, Bedfordshire Police said.
The body of the woman was found at an address in Plewes Close, Kensworth on Friday
An investigation was launched by the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit and two men, aged 31 and 30, were arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday.
They are currently being held in custody.
Detective Chief Inspector Rob Hall said: ‘We have a team of detectives working on this to understand the exact circumstances of what happened, but would appeal to anyone with information to contact the investigation team.
‘There will be an increased police presence in Kensworth over the coming days, to provide reassurance and to carry out various enquiries.
Two men, aged 31 and 30, were arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday
‘Kensworth is a small village and we’re keen to speak to anyone who saw anything which seemed out of the ordinary in the area on Friday morning.
‘Any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, could prove vital to our investigation.’
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Bedfordshire Police on 101 quoting Operation Propagate, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
Anyone with any information should call 101 quoting Operation Propagate or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.