Derby: Body discovery sparks murder probe

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A murder investigation has been launched after a woman’s body was found on a service road near homes in Derby.

Derbyshire Police said the victim, believed to be a white woman in her 30s, was found at the back of houses in Hartington Street.

The body was discovered by a member of the public.

Detectives from the East Midlands special operations unit are leading the murder investigation.

Police would like to speak to anyone who was in the area between Saturday night and 11am on Sunday and saw anything suspicious.