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Police confirm identity of woman who died following incident in Hambledon

Alert message sent 05/07/2019 17:19:00

Information sent on behalf of Hampshire Constabulary


We are now in a position to confirm the identity of a woman who died following an incident at a house in Hambledon.
 
Officers were called to the address in Vicarage Lane at 12.39pm on Monday 1 July, where they discovered the body of 50-year-old Joanna Thompson.
 
Joanna’s next of kin were informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
 
A Home Office Post-Mortem examination has taken place. Initial findings have indicated that the cause of death was injuries to the neck.
 
A teenager from the Hambledon area, arrested on suspicion of murder, has been released from custody but remains under investigation, and has been detained under Section 2 of the Mental Health Act.
 
The investigation continues.

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Jack Backwell (Police, Corporate Communications Officer, Hampshire Corporate Communications)

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