Samantha Blake-Mirzen was found dead after suffering a subdural hematoma
Samantha Blake-Mirzen, 47, was found dead in a thatched cottage in Ludgershall after suffering a subdural haematoma – a symptom of serious head injury.
A man has been arrested more than 50 miles away in Thame, Oxfordshire, in connection with the incident.
Ms Blake-Mirzen, an Oxford graduate, worked as a business management developer.
Police have opened a murder investigation
Thames Valley Police have launched a murder investigation following the death.
A spokesperson said: "Officers were called at about 12.25pm on Sunday by the ambulance service following reports that the body of a 47-year-old woman had been found in a property in The Green.
"Officers arrived at the location, where sadly the woman had been confirmed as dead.
Ms Blake-Mirzen was announced dead at the scene
Senior Investigating Officer Detective Chief Inspector Ailsa Kent added: “I understand that there will naturally be some concerns in the community following this incident but I would like to reassure people that a full investigation is taking place and that an arrest has been made in connection with the incident.
"We continue to support the family of the victim, at this very difficult time.
"People living nearby may see an increased police presence in the area while inquiries are carried out.
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A full investigation is currently underway
“I would like to appeal to anyone who has any information which they think could relate to this incident, no matter how small it may seem, to please call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number 101 as soon as possible."