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Man, 75, Arrested On Suspicion Of 74-Year-Old Woman's Murder

By Sarah Turnnidge

A 75-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman died on Christmas day.

North Wales Police said officers were called to a home in Fairbourne, Gwynedd, just after 8pm on Wednesday, after receiving reports that a 74-year-old woman had sustained serious injuries.

A spokesperson for the force said that despite the efforts of the woman’s family, police officers, and paramedics, she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detective chief inspector Brian Kearney said: “Following police attendance at an address in Francis Avenue, Fairbourne, Gwynedd, yesterday evening, a 75-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody at a local police station.

“The coroner for north west Wales, Mr Dewi Pritchard Jones has been informed.

“This is a truly tragic and very rare type of occurrence in north west Wales and I wish to reassure the public that we are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.”

Kearney also explained that a major incident room had been set up at the nearby Caernarfon police station.

“Family liaison officers are supporting the victim’s family and our thoughts remain with them. I would ask that their privacy is respected at this time,” he said.

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