Cheltenham Murder: police hunt for ex-husband
A WOMAN has been murdered in Cheltenham.
Jane Wiggett, formerly known as Jane Spencer, has been killed.
Police have now launched a man hunt for her ex-husband Danny Spencer, saying they believe he was responsible for her death.
A statement from Gloucestershire Constabularly said: "Police are keen to locate Ms Wiggett's ex-husband Danny Spencer, also from Cheltenham who they currently believe to be responsible for her death.
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"Mr Spencer is well known locally, and frequents Cheltenham town centre and Whaddon. He is a regular drinker in many of the town centre pubs. Mr Spencer is believed to be seeking to leave the country."
Her body was discovered by officers at a property in Cheltenham in the early hours of Friday morning.
She was at her home at Mendip House in Mendip Road, Whaddon.
Officers are now keen to trace anyone who knew Jane or who may have seen her in the last month.
Police have stressed that ex-husband Danny, 57, is not believed to be dangerous. They have nevertheless asked that the public do not approach him.
Anyone who knows of Mr Spencer's current whereabouts is asked to contact Gloucestershire Police on 101 quoting incident 457 of August 15.
Alternatively call 0800 0560154, 0207 1580011 or 999.