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Police Given More Time in Thornton Dale Investigation

North Yorkshire Police will continue to question a 33-year-old man in relation to an incident in Thornton-Le-Dale

The authority have been granted permission to question the man for longer following his arrest on Wednesday.

Police had found a woman's body at a property on High Street that day.

Detective Superintendent Wayne Fox said:

"I want to reassure the local community that, whilst this is a tragic event, North Yorkshire Police are satisfied that we are currently dealing with an isolated incident.

"Our thoughts and sincere condolences go out to the family of the woman who sadly lost her life and they are currently being supported by specially trained officers.

"You will see an increased policing presence in the local area. Please do feel free to speak to our officers if you have any concerns.

"If any member of the public has information which could assist our investigation, please contact us by calling 101 and quoting reference: 12220002314."

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