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Murder Investigation Launched After Death of Woman in Ash

Published on: 12 May, 2023
Updated on: 13 May, 2023

Police car and evidence gathering equipment in Church View, Ash

A murder investigation has been launched after the body of a woman was found at an address in Ash yesterday evening (May 11).

Officers were called to a property in Church View at around 5.50pm by the South East Coast Ambulance Service following a concern for safety. A woman in her 50s was found dead inside.

An investigation led by Surrey and Sussex’s Major Crime Team is now under way to establish the circumstances of the woman’s death and enquiries remain ongoing.

A 61-year-old woman and 64-year-old man were arrested in connection with the investigation and taken into custody.

The victim’s family are being supported by trained officers.

Map showing, Church View, Ash

Guildford Borough Commander Inspector Blaine Rafferty said: “The investigation is in the early stages as we work to establish the cause and circumstances around this death. However we do not believe there is any risk to the wider public.

“We have a dedicated team of investigators working on this case and specialist forensic officers remain at the scene. I would like to thank local residents for their cooperation as we conduct our investigation, and we will provide further updates as the investigation progresses.”

The police have appealed for information, including any dashcam, CCTV or doorbell footage, or any information that may help them. Anyone who can help is asked to quote PR/45230051665 via:– Webchat at– Online– Calling 101

A statement said: “If you do not wish to leave your name, please call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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