Man arrested after body discovered in Choppington house fire

A MURDER investigation is under way after a woman’s body was discovered after a fire in Choppington.

The 46-year-old was found at the home in Meadowbank Drive on Tuesday, November 29.

Police are continuing to question a 49-year-old man who has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

It is believed the arrested man and the woman were known to each other.

At this stage the woman’s identity is not being released.