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Police name woman found dead in Workington

Police have named the woman who was found dead in her Workington home on Saturday (4th May), as Sara Bates from Siddick.

Emergency services were called to the 33-year-old's home at around 9am but she was pronounced dead.

Her death is being treated as unexplained and Cumbria Police are continuing with their investigations.

A 41-year-old man from Workington was arrested on 4th May on suspicion of murder.

He has been bailed until June 2013 whilst police continued with enquiries.

Kent river body confirmed as Carlisle soldier

A body found in a river in Kent has been named as that of Carlisle soldier Josh Thomas.

Police divers found the remains of the 18-year-old in the Medway yesterday afternoon (29th April), following a two week search.

Mr Thomas, who was based at an Army Barracks in Kent, was last seen after a night out in Rochester to celebrate finishing his exams.

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