Emergency services were called at around 1am on Saturday to reports of a 52-year-old woman seriously injured in a property on Rotherham Road.
When they arrived they found a woman with serious injuries, and she was pronounced dead at the scene.
A police spokesperson said: “A 54-year-old man who was at the address was arrested on suspicion of murder.
“The woman’s family has been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.
“Formal identification will take place in the coming days.
“If you hold any information that can assist officers with their enquiries please call 101 quoting incident number 51 of May 21, 2022.”