Man arrested as police launch murder investigation after Stoke-on-Trent woman dies



A 35-year-old man was arrested after a woman died following an incident in Stoke-on-Trent.

Police were called to a property in South Walk, Meir, at around midday yesterday (November 12).

A woman – in her 30s – was reportedly suffering a ‘cardiac arrest’.

She was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital but died this morning.

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “Specially-trained officers are supporting her family at this difficult time.

“Formal identification will take place in due course.

“A 35-year-old man, from Sandwell, West Midlands, has been arrested in connection with the death and released on conditional bail pending further inquiries.”

The air ambulance was called to Meir Square, the junction of Pipers View and South Walk at the same time.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called at 11.46 this morning to a medical emergency.

“Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire attended.

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“We treated one patient, a woman. She was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital by land ambulance.”





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