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Elderly man released under investigation following suspected murder at Warwickshire care home

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An 84-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder has been released under investigation after an 87-year old woman was found dead at a Warwickshire care home, the Rugby Advertiser reports.

The man is currently sectioned under the mental health act, while police have said that the death is being treated as suspicious.

The incident occurred on Thursday August 8, with police called to Court Nursing Home in Clifton-upon-Dunsmore near Rugby at around 4:40am.

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As reported in the Rugby Advertiser, detective inspector Teresa McKenna from Warwickshire Police said: “An investigation is ongoing and the victim’s family is currently being supported by specialist officers.

“At this time this is being treated as an isolated incident and we do not believe there is a wider risk to the community.

“Our thoughts are with the woman’s family at this difficult time.”

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