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Man arrested on suspicion of murder in West Cumbria

Man arrested on suspicion of murder in Dearham Photo: ITV Border

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a 69-year-old woman in West Cumbria.

Police were called to a property on Main Street in Dearham at around 10:15am this morning.

Paramedics treated the woman for serious injuries but she subsequently died.

Police say they arrested a 45-year-old man at the address who has been taken into custody.