A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death on of a woman in Clowne on Tuesday.
The body of a 52-year-old woman was found just before 8.30pm last night at a house in West Lea View.
Police have cordoned off part of the street while forensic officers complete their investigations.
A post mortem examination will be conducted by a Home Office pathologist to determine the cause of the woman’s death.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Derbyshire Police on 0345 123 3333 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.