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It happened on Yarm Road at just after 6.30pm last night (19th December)
Although no one was injured the wall to the property was 'extensively damaged.'
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A woman has been charged with murder after a woman was killed in Darlington earlier this week.
Julie Gowling, 43, of Louisa Street, Darlington will appear at Newton Aycliffe magistrates court Thursday morning.
The incident happened in a property on Louisa Street at around 12:30pm on Tuesday 6th December.
The victim, 36-year-old local woman Charlene Walker, who is also known as Jamie Paylor, was confirmed dead at the scene.
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A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Darlington.
Officers were called by the ambulance service to a house on Louisa Street just after 12.30pm on December 6. After gaining entry to the property they discovered a local woman in her 40s who was declared dead at the scene.
A 43-year-old woman from Darlington has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
“I can confirm a murder investigation is underway after a woman died in a house in Darlington this afternoon. We have one person in custody who is being interviewed by detectives."
“Local people can expect to see an increased police presence in the Louisa Street area over the coming days as my officers work to piece together what happened."
Anyone with information that could help police enquiries is asked to call 101 quoting reference 145 of December 6.
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