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Police investigation launched following "suspicious" death

Police in north Wales are investigating after the “suspicious” death of a local woman whose body was found at a house in the village of Penygroes, near Caernarfon.

The woman's body was found in Penygroes, near Caernarfon. Credit: Google Maps

Officers have been speaking to villagers and cordoned off the home. No-one has yet been arrested.

North Wales Police Detectives are appealing for anyone who witnessed suspicious behaviour in the area to contact them.

Police treating death of a local woman in Penygroes as suspicious

A woman has been found dead in a property in Penygroes in Caernarfon this morning.

She was local to the area.

North Wales Police have confirmed they are currently investigating the death as suspicious.

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At approximately 10.45am this morning officers we called to an address in Penygroes after the body of a local woman was discovered.

Her death is being treated as suspicious and a major incident room has been set up with investigators already deployed to speak with residents in the area.

Family Liaison Officers are currently supporting the victim’s family and we have increased a uniform presence in the village to reassure local residents.

– Chief Inspector Mark Armstrong at Caernarfon Police Station

Officers have been speaking to villagers and cordoned off the home.

No-one has been arrested.

Anyone with information is requested to dial 101.

Parents bailed after baby death

North Wales Police have arrested and bailed a man and woman on suspicion of assault following the death of a baby girl in Penygroes, Gwynedd. The baby's death is so far "unexplained", police say.

Police have bailed a man and woman from Penygroes Credit: Google street view

The ambulance service contacted police at 04.42am on Monday morning to say a baby girl had been taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor, where she sadly died. The couple - both from the local area - have now been released on bail.

Yesterday a spokeswoman for the Welsh Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 0439 hours on Monday to reports of a medical emergency in the Penygroes, Caernarfon area. We responded with one rapid response vehicle and two emergency ambulances."

The baby's body has been taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, for examination by forensic and paediatric pathologists and further tests.

Local man and woman arrested after Penygroes baby death

North Wales Police have confirmed that a man and woman have been arrested on suspicion of assault following the death of a baby girl.

Police were called to a home in Penygroes on Monday morning. Credit: Google Maps

Emergency services were called to a home in Penygroes, Gwynedd in the early hours of Monday morning. A baby girl was taken by ambulance to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor where she died.

A post-mortem has been carried out and the cause of death is currently unknown. The man and woman, from the local area are currently being questioned.

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Police investigate 'unexplained death' of baby girl

Police have launched an investigation following the 'unexplained death' of a baby.

Police are investigating the 'unexplained death' of a baby Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Emergency services were called to a home in Penygroes, Gwynedd just before 4.45am on Monday. A baby girl was taken by ambulance to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor where she died.

The Welsh Ambulance Service confirmed they had taken a baby girl to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor. A spokeswoman said: “We were called at 0439 hours on Monday to reports of a medical emergency in the Penygroes, Caernarfon area. We responded with one rapid response vehicle and two emergency ambulances."

Police enquiries are ongoing and an inquest has been opened.

Body of 74 year old woman found after Penygroes fire

Police and fire crews investigating a house fire in Penygroes have confirmed the body of a 74-year-old woman was found at the scene.

North Wales Fire and Rescue were called to the property in Ffordd Llanllyfni, Penygroes in Gwynedd at around 3pm yesterday afternoon.

The body was found in the kitchen. Police say the death is not being treated as suspicious.

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