88-year-old murder suspect arrested

An 88-year-old man was arrested today on suspicion of murder following the discovery of the body of an elderly woman, police said.

An 88-year-old man was arrested today on suspicion of murder following the discovery of the body of an elderly woman, police said.

Police were called to a house in Manor Road in Sandown, on the Isle of Wight, shortly after 7.30am where the woman's body was found.

A spokeswoman for Hampshire Police said the man is being held in custody at a local police station.