Body found in Cramlington

The body of a woman has been found in a house in Cramlington, Northumberland.

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Police say "those involved are believed to have been known to each other"

"We understand that this incident may cause concern for the local community and I would like to reassure residents that there is no risk to members of the public.

"The incident has happened inside a property and those involved are believed to have been known to each other.

"Local officers are out and about in the community to offer reassurance and aid the investigation."

– Northumberland Chief Superintendent Dianne Winship

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman's body found in Cramlington

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a woman inside a house in Cramlington, Northumberland.

Officers say they were informed of the death of a woman inside a house at Byrness Row at 4:19am today.

Northumbria Police say a man, aged 56, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is helping police with enquiries.

Police say the woman was 52 and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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