Woman shot dead at house in Suffolk village as man arrested on suspicion of murder

A WOMANin her 40s was shot dead inside a house in Suffolk this morning as a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Suffolk Police raced to the property in Barham shortly before 4.45am following reports a woman had been shot.

When officers arrived they discovered the woman inside with serious injuries.

She was rushed to Ipswich Hospital by ambulance but died a shortly after.

A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning, a force spokesman said.

A police cordon is in place at the property while an investigation is carried out.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact South CID, quoting crime reference 37/24434/20, on 101 or by calling Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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