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Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter has been released on bail

A man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after the death of a woman in the Cotswolds village of Great Rissington on Sunday (November 29) was bailed on Monday (November 30) by the police for three weeks.

The man, in his forties, has been told to return to the police station on 21st December.

"He had been arrested on suspicion of the manslaughter of the woman, also aged in her 40s, " said a Gloucestershire Police spokesperson today.

"He has been bailed till August 21st while enquiries continue. A post mortem will take place tomorrow (1 December).

"The scene of the incident will remain under police guard until at least tomorrow while our investigation continues."

Police had been called by the ambulance service at around 11.35am today to an address in Great Rissington, nr Bourton the Water, where the woman was found deceased.

Officers initially said the death was being as unexplained and that the woman's next of kin were aware and the coroner had been informed.

Read more: Police investigate following death of woman in Cotswolds village 

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