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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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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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