A man has been released on police bail in connection to a murder investigation which was launched last week in Truro.

A woman in her 60s died at the Royal Cornwall Hospital on Wednesday, July 19 and the death was treated as suspicious.

A man from the Par area, aged in his 30s, was arrested on suspicion of murder and has since been released on police bail until January 2024.

Enquiries remain ongoing in relation to this matter.

A police spokesperson said: "Police were called at around 4.45pm on Wednesday to the Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske), following the death of a patient in her 60s. Her next of kin have been informed.

"Following initial enquiries, the cause of death is currently being treated as suspicious and an investigation remains ongoing.

"The deceased and the suspect are believed to be known to each other. The suspect is not a member of hospital staff."