Rowley Regis murder probe: Woman arrested as 10-year-old girl found dead

The scene in Robin Close, Rowley Regis, in Sandwell, after a 10-year-old girl was discovered dead. A 33-year-old woman, understood by police to be known to the girl, was arrested on suspicion of murder and taken into custody for questioning. Picture: Jacob King/PA Wire The scene in Robin Close, Rowley Regis, in Sandwell, after a 10-year-old girl was discovered dead. A 33-year-old woman, understood by police to be known to the girl, was arrested on suspicion of murder and taken into custody for questioning. Picture: Jacob King/PA Wire
The scene in Robin Close, Rowley Regis, in Sandwell, after a 10-year-old girl was discovered dead. A 33-year-old woman, understood by police to be known to the girl, was arrested on suspicion of murder and taken into custody for questioning. Picture: Jacob King/PA Wire
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after child was found dead in West Midlands

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 10-year-old girl was found dead today.

Police say the girl was found with injuries at a home in Robin Close, Rowley Regis, Sandwell just after midday, She was confirmed dead at the scene. A 33-year-old woman - who police say knew the girl - has been arrested and taken into custody for questioning. The house has been cordoned off.

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Detective Inspector Dan Jarratt said: "A young girl has tragically lost her life and our thoughts are with her loved ones and all those impacted by this terrible passing. We know how shocking and distressing this will be for the community and we'll continue to have a police presence and offer our support in the area over the coming days.

  "A suspect has been arrested and detectives are fully investigating the circumstances around this sad death."