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Man arrested over death of Rotherham woman is released on bail

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A man arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail.

The 60-year-old was arrested following the discovery of the body of 58-year-old Val Walker in a bungalow on Gladstone Road, Maltby, Rotherham, in the early hours of yesterday.

A post mortem examination of the body proved inconclusive.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “Detectives are continuing to investigate the death of a woman from the Rotherham area.

“Officers were called to a house in Gladstone Road, Maltby, early yesterday, where the body of the 58-year-old woman was found.

“A 60-year-old local man arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail this morning pending further enquiries.

“A post mortem conducted yesterday afternoon was inconclusive and further tests will be undertaken to determine the cause of the woman’s death.”

 
 
 

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