A woman was found dead at a home in Barton Hill on Sunday 26 July Getty

Avon and Somerset Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a women was found dead at an address in Barton Hill in Bristol.

Officers and paramedics went to the home, at Morley Street, on Sunday night (256 July) but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The area was cordoned off to allow crime scene investigators to carry out an examination and the 21-year-old man arrested remains in police custody over the crime, which is being treated as domestic-related.

Specially trained officers are supporting the woman's family and the local neighbourhood policing team is patrolling the area, providing reassurance and receiving information from members of the local community.

A police statement said: "We've arrested a man following the death of a woman at a property in Morley Street, Barton Hill on Sunday.

"Officers attended the property at about 7.30pm, where the woman was discovered unconscious. Medical treatment was provided but her death was confirmed at the scene."

Bristol murder
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead at a home on Morley Street