A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following an incident in Barham.
Police were called shortly before 4.45am today, Sunday, May 3, to reports a woman had been shot within a property.
On arrival at the premises, officers discovered a woman, aged in her 40s, inside who had suffered serious injuries. She was transported to Ipswich Hospital via ambulance in a critical condition, where she sadly died a short time later.
A 51-year-old man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of murder and was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.
A police cordon is in place at the property while an investigation is carried out.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact South CID, quoting crime reference: 37/24434/20
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