POLICE are at an address in South Street, Wells, following the discovery of the body of a woman.

They were called to the property by the ambulance service just after 2.30pm yesterday (Sunday, November 7).

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: "While the cause of the woman’s death is still to be formally established, detectives are currently treating it as suspicious and a murder enquiry has been launched.

"Formal identification is yet to take place but the woman’s immediate next of kin have been informed and are being supported.

"Our hearts go out to them."

Two men were arrested overnight on suspicion of murder and remain in police custody this morning, (Monday, November 8).

Police are appealing for any CCTV, dashcam or phone footage of South Street over the weekend which could help and are asking anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area to call 101 and give the reference 5221261875.

A road closure remains in place in South Street.