A spokesperson for Middlesbrough Grange Care Home, in Fosdyke Green, on Netherfields Estate in Middlesbrough, has confirmed the death of a woman in her 70s was not connected to any resident or staff member at the home.
Police are treating the woman's death as suspicious and have arrested a man in his 40's on suspicion of murder.
Police are investigating the death of a woman in her 70s in Middlesbrough.
Officers were called to an address on Fosdyke Green at around 4:40pm on Saturday where the woman was found dead. Detectives are treating the death as suspicious and a police cordon is in place at the property. A postmortem is taking place today to establish how the woman died.
A man in his 40s, from Middlesbrough, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.
Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.