A 52-year-old woman has died at a house in Main Street, in Buckton near Bridlington.
Humberside Police was called at 7.50pm yesterday (Tuesday December 19).
A spokesperson for the force said: "We are investigating the incident and looking to establish the circumstances of how the woman died.
"We have arrested a 56 year-old man in connection with the incident and he remains in custody on suspicion of murder.
"A post mortem will be carried out at the earliest opportunity.”