A murder investigation has been launched after a 26-year-old mum was found dead in her home.
Natalie Andrews, from Kinver, Staffordshire, was confirmed dead at the scene after paramedics desperately tried to save her.
Devastated friends and family have paid tribute to their 'angel' as a 38-year-old man remains in custody on suspicion of murder.
A post-mortem proved inconclusive and further tests are now required to establish the cause of death after she was found in cardiac arrest on Sunday.
Natalie Andrews' brother, Jason, (pictured together), posted this image on Facebook with the accompanying message: 'Rip my beautiful sister love u (sic) so much'
Her brother, Jason Andrews, posted a touching tribute on Facebook which read: 'Rip my beautiful sister love u (sic) so much.'
Natalie's heartbroken mother, Karen Whittington Connolly, added: 'My heart my life my soul.'
Neighbour Brian Davies said the couple were renting the property on Kenrose Mill while their house in nearby Chaddesley Corbett was being built.
The retired journalist said Natalie and her partner were due to fly to Dubai on Sunday to spend Christmas