Man arrested by Essex police after woman who suffered cardiac arrest in Harwich dies in hospital

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The woman was taken to hospital in a critical condition after suffering a cardiac arrest in Norway Crescent. Credit: Google

A woman who suffered a cardiac arrest has died in hospital, said police, who have arrested a man in connection with her death.

Police were called to Harwich in Essex at around 8.45pm on Monday following a call from the ambulance service.

Emergency services, including an air ambulance, attended the scene in Norway Crescent.

The woman, who was aged in her 30s, was taken to hospital and police said on Friday that she had died on Thursday.

Police have launched an investigation to find out the circumstances.

Det Insp Kev Hughes from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate said: “I would like to extend my condolences to this woman’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“We continue to investigate what has happened, we are carrying out enquiries with local residents and medical professionals in order to provide answers to her family.

“A man has been arrested in connection with this and currently remains on bail.

"Until the facts surrounding this death are established, we continue to ask the public not to speculate.”