A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died in a sleepy village.
Police were scrambled to the home in West Cowick, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, last night following reports of an assault.
The 54-year-old victim was rushed to hospital but sadly couldn't be saved and was declared dead shortly after.
Police confirmed a 53-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.
The man's family are being supported by specially trained officers.
Police confirmed the pair were known to each other and are not looking for anyone else in connection with the horror.
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Detective Chief Inspector Nicola Burnett said: “We understand that news of a tragic incident such as this will cause shock and concern to people in the village and surrounding areas.
"However, I wish to reassure people that this was an isolated incident between people who were known to each other and, as such, there is no wider risk to members of the public.
“Officers will remain in West Cowick over the coming days whilst we continue with our investigation, and a scene guard will remain in place.
"Please come to talk to us if you have any concerns, or information that may assist with our enquiries."
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Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting log 435 of 28 December.
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