Holywell body probe

Police have named a woman found dead at her home in Holywell near Cramlington as 42-year-old Tina Case.

Officers were led to the address after an earlier car crash in Shiremoor.

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Police release photo of Holywell victim

Tina Casey was found dead in her home on Monday Credit: Northumbria Police

Police have released a photo of Tina Casey, who died earlier this week after being stabbed.

The 42-year-old was found dead by officers at her home on Monday February 4th, after

officers investigating a crash in Shiremoor on the same day found items in the car which led them to her address.

Tina Casey died from stab wounds.

Two people, a 32-year-old man and a 57-year-old woman, were arrested on Monday on suspicion of murder.

Anyone with information about the death or the crash is asked to contact police on the 101 non-emergency number, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Crimestoppers may offer a reward for information which leads to an arrest and charge.

Police name woman found dead in Holywell

Police have named a woman found dead at her home in Holywell near Cramlington.

42 year old Tina Casey from Wallridge Drive was discovered by officers at midday on Monday February 4th.

A post mortem revealed she died of stab wounds. A 32 year old man and 57 year old woman were arrested on Monday on suspicion of murder. The 32 year old has been bailed.

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Man bailed after arrest over body found in house

A 32-year-old man, arrested after a woman's body was found ins a house in Northumberland, has been released on bail.

The discovery was made after police were called to a report of a car crash in Shiremoor, North Tyneside on Monday morning.

Inquires led officers to force their way into an address in Holywell where they found a body.

Her identity has not yet been released. A 57-year-old woman has also been arrested.

Two arrested over Holywell death

Two arrested in connection with a death in Holywell, Northumberland Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Two people have been arrested in connection with a death in Holywell in Northumberland on Monday.

A 32-year-old man and a 57-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently helping police with their enquiries.

Holywell Murder Investigation: Statement from Northumbria Police

Northumbria Police have released the following statement about the Holywell murder investigation.

The body of a woman was found at a house in Holywell, Blyth around lunchtime today, after officers were originally called to a nearby car crash in Shiremoor.

"We are at the earliest stages of an investigation into today's events.

We have yet to formally identify the woman in the house and it would not be appropriate to give any details of her until this is done.

Local residents can be reassured that we will have extra officers in the area not only as part of the investigation but also to address any concerns people may have.

We believe that the woman in the car and the woman found in the house were known to each other and we do not believe that there is any wider danger to the public."

– Dianne Winship, Northumberland Area Command Temporary Chief Superintendent

Murder in Holywell: Latest

Northumbria Police have launched a murder inquiry after a woman was found dead this afternoon in a house near Blyth.

Officers say that this is also connected to a car crash which happened earlier in Shiremoor, a few miles away from the address in Holywell.

A woman crashed into a lamp post and is now being treated in hospital for serious injuries.

Officers say that the two women knew each other.

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Scene of the Shiremoor car crash

The scene of the car crash Credit: ITV News
Officers at the scene of the Shiremoor car crash Credit: ITV News

A body has been found in Blyth after officers were led to the address in Holywell after an earlier car crash/

Police were called to Bertram Place in Shiremoor just after 11 o'clock this morning after they received a report of a car crashing into a lamp post.

A woman was taken to the RVI, where she is believed to be in a serious condition.

Enquiries at the scene of the crash led officers to an address in Holywell, where they forced entry in the house and found the body of a woman inside.

Body found in house in Blyth

The body of a woman has been found in a house in Blyth.

Officers were led to the address in Holywell after an earlier car crash in Shiremoor.

A woman has been taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle in a serious condition.

Both scenes are currently being examined by police.

We are at the earliest stages of an investigation into today's events.

We are not in a position to release any further information at this time.

Local residents can be reassured that we will have extra officers in the area not only as part of the investigation but also to address any concerns people may have."

– Dianne Winship, Northumberland Area Command Temporary Chief Superintendent
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