Police name Belper murder victim

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Police investigating the murder of a woman in Belper have released the name and a photograph of the victim.

Sandra Bainbridge, 70, was found dead at her home on Tuesday, December 10.

Officers were called to 47 Short Row, Belper, at around 11pm and found the victim at the address.

Police are urging residents who saw anyone coming to and from the house between Sunday, December 1 and Tuesday, December 10 to contact them on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A 37-year-old woman, arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder, remains in custody.

Officers remain at the scene and inquiries are continuing.