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Police investigate suspicious death in Carlisle

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Police are investigating the death of a man who was found at the cemetery on Manor Road in Carlisle today.

They were called to the scene at 7.46am with a report of a body found by a member of public.

The death is being treated as suspicious and the cemetery has been closed while police carry out their enquiries.

Officers remain at the scene with police dogs and a white tent has been put up.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

The body was found at the cemetery on Manor Road Credit: ITV Border


18-year-old seriously injured in crash with tractor

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An 18-year-old female was seriously injured following a crash involving a car and a tractor in the Borders yesterday afternoon.

The teenager was travelling in a Fiat car which collided with a tractor pulling a trailer on the A6105 road near Chirnside, Berwickshire.

She was rushed to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for emergency treatment.

The road was closed for several hours while an investigation took place into the accident, which happened around 1.45p.m.

Police Scotland have asked for any witnesses to get in contact.

Police appeal for Cumbrian next of kin

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Cumbrians are being asked to help trace the next of kin for a man from Shevington.

Eighty-one-year-old James Whinnerah passed away on May 31 at his home. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

Greater Manchester Police believe he may have a step-sister called Eleanor who lives in Cumbria.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Police Coroner's Office on 0161 856 4685.


Four arrested for Carlisle theft and assault bailed

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Four women who were arrested in connection with a theft and assault incident at a Carlisle store have been bailed.

The incident occurred on Tuesday 19 May 2015 between 9.30pm and 9.45pm.

Three bottles of wine were stolen from Spar store on Fusehill Street .

An employee of the shop was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary with minor injuries after he challenged the women, who then assaulted him.

A 16-year-old , a 22-year-old, and a 25-year-old have been bailed until 24 June. A 34-year-old has been bailed until 22 May.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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