POLICE are investigating the unexplained death of a woman in Amesbury. 

Officers received a call expressing concern for the welfare of a woman at an address in Bence Court, Amesbury on Friday (November 30) afternoon. 

The body of a woman in her 30s was found at the property when officers attended. 

A spokesman for Wiltshire Police said: "At this stage we are treating her death as unexplained and our enquiries are currently ongoing."

A 51-year-old man who had been arrested has now been released from police custody with no further action being taken. He is now being treated as a witness.

Detective Inspector Gemma Davies, from the Brunel Major Crime Investigation Team, said: “Firstly, I would like to express my condolences to the family of the woman who died. They are being supported by specialist officers and are being kept updated on our investigation.

“Although we do not yet know how she died, we are keeping an open mind about whether or not there were any suspicious circumstances.

“Due to this, there will be a police presence at the property in Bence Court for the rest of the weekend while we carry out our enquiries.

“I would urge anyone who thinks they may have information which could assist with our investigation to please contact police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brunel MCIT team on 101, quoting Operation Majesty.