Man held over death of Bingley woman in Cumbria village

Brough in Cumbria, close to where Mrs Valente's body was found
Brough in Cumbria, close to where Mrs Valente's body was found
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A MURDER victim discovered on a village lane in Cumbria was identified today as a West Yorkshire woman.

Rose-Marie Valente, 49, from Woodside Crescent, Bingley, was discovered in Brough, Cumbria, on Monday morning.

A 48-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of murder and has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

It is understood Ms Valente’s injuries were consistent with a collision with a vehicle.

In a tribute issued through Cumbria Constabulary, her family said: “Rose was a loving and doting mother and nanna. She was loved and will be greatly missed by the family and her friends.”

Police were called to Black Bull Lane off High Street just before 8am.

The area near to farm buildings was cordoned off for examination and house-to-house inquiries were conducted.

A police spokeswoman said: “Police have questioned a 48-year-old local male, who has now been released on police bail to report back to Carlisle Police Station at a later date while they undertake further inquiries.

“Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of her death and have appealed for anyone who saw or spoke to Rose over the weekend, between Friday 24th and Sunday 26th February, and anyone who saw a silver 4x4 vehicle on the Sunday evening or Monday morning in the Brough and Kirkby Stephen area, to contact Carlisle CID on 101.”