BREAKING: Murder probe launched after death of woman, 39

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A MURDER probe has been launched after a woman seriously injured in an attack in Chesterfield later died from her injuries.

The 39-year-old, who is expected to be named today, was discovered with serious injuries yesterday morning after police were called to a house in Tapton View Road at around 8.30am.

She was rushed to Chesterfield Royal Hospital but later died.

A 41-year-old man was arrested in Staveley at around 9am and remains in police custody this morning

A post mortem examination is due to take place to establish the exact cause of death.

Anyone with information should call Derbyshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.