Suspicious death: Workington

The police are treating the death of a woman in Workington as suspicious. A 21 year old woman was found dead at a property on Newlands Gardens, Workington on the 11th November 2012. The death is being treated as suspicious and unexplained.

Family pay tribute to “a beautiful, caring young woman”

Demi Burns Credit: Cumbria Police

The family of Demi Burns have described her as “a beautiful, caring young woman.”

Miss Burns, 21, from Workington was found dead in her home at Newlands Gardens, Workington on Sunday 11th November.

Miss Burns family said:

“Demi was a beautiful, caring young woman who was loved dearly by all her family and friends. She always put others before herself and adored her family, especially her mam, gran and pop.

“The hole in our lives she has left will never ever be filled, the light in our hearts has gone out forever."

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Workington death - man arrested

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 21 year old woman was found in west Cumbria.

Police found the body in a property on Newlands Gardens, Workington on the 11th November 2012, after they received a call about a sudden death.

At this stage the death is being treated as suspicious and unexplained.An investigation has been launched and formal identification is being arranged.

Home Officer pathologist has been contacted and post mortem will take place today.

A 28 year old local man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.