Arborfield murder: victim was strangled

Published: 5 Jun 2013 12:30

A POST-MORTEM carried out on a body found in Arborfield on Monday has ruled the cause of death as asphyxiation.

Police are continuing to investigate the death of the victim - believed to be Nepalese national Krishnamaya Mabo (pictured) - and a 30-year-old man remains in custody after being arrested on suspicion of murder.

The 39-year-old woman, who is diabetic, went missing from her home in Arborfield on Sunday evening.

She was found in a field near Robin Hood Copse at 1pm on Monday and the post-mortem examination was carried out at the Royal Berkshire Hospital yesterday (Tuesday).

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