Woman dies after plunging from block of flats as man, 43, arrested over tragedy

DETECTIVES have launched an investigation after a woman died following a fall from a block of flats. 

Cops rushed to the scene at Lansdowne Court in Easton, Bristol, just after midnight this morning. 

Officers found a woman with serious injuries at the bottom of the block of flats, consistent with falling from a height. 

Emergency services tried to save the woman's life but she was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police have launched a probe, and have arrested a 43-year-old man in connection with the incident. 

Chief Inspector Deepak Kenth said: “A full investigation has already begun and our priority will be to establish how and why this terrible incident happened.


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“An arrest has been made as part of these ongoing enquiries and we can confirm the arrested man and the woman who died were known to each other.

“We’re in the process of notifying the woman’s next of kin and they’ll be given the full support of specialist family liaison officers.

“This is a close-knit community and we know a tragedy like this will cause a great deal of concern among those living nearby.

"We’ll be putting on additional patrols to give reassurance, allay any worries and to provide a visible presence in the local area, especially while investigative activity continues in and around the scene.”

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If anyone has information about this incident, and hasn’t yet spoken with the police, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5222091832.

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