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Man, 61, is arrested for murder after woman's body was found in marina water

A 61-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman’s body was found in marina water. 

Officers were called just after 10.30am this morning to reports of a body in the water at the Thames and Kennet Marina, Henley Road, in Caversham. 

A man, 61, from Caversham, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody. 

Detective Inspector Richard Pickering said: ‘We are in the very early stages of this investigation, and although we have made an arrest, I would urge the public not to speculate on the circumstances of the woman’s death, which is being treated as unexplained at this time.

‘There is currently a scene-watch in place at the location, and will be in place for some time while our investigation continues.

‘Although the death is being treated as unexplained, we do not believe there to be any danger to the local community, and we are conducting a full and thorough investigation to ascertain the full circumstances of this tragic incident.

‘If anybody has any concerns, you can address these with any officers at the scene.’

He added: ‘Similarly, if you have any information about the incident, you can contact Thames Valley Police either online or by calling 101, quoting incident reference 709 (1 April).

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