The victim of a suspected murder in Ash died of a head injury, a post-mortem has found.

Police enquiries are continuing after the body of a woman was found at a house in Church View, Ash, on Thursday, May 11.

Officers were called at around 5.50pm by the South East Coast Ambulance Service following a concern for safety.

On arrival, a woman in her 50s was found dead inside the property.

The investigation, led by Surrey and Sussex’s Major Crime Team, to establish the circumstances of the woman’s death remains ongoing.

A 61-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody.

But a 64-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder has been released without charge with no further action.

A post-mortem was carried out on Saturday, which established that the cause of death was a head injury. Formal identification is yet to take place.

Anyone with dashcam, CCTV or doorbell footage or any information that may relate to the incident is asked to contact police quoting PR/45230051665 via:

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