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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Body found in Cramlington

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