Investigation underway into 'unexplained' death of a woman in Redcar

A police investigation is underway after the body of a woman was found in a house in Redcar.

Police were called to Malham Gill just after 2pm on Tuesday. Officers discovered the body and have arrested a 27-year-old man as part of the ongoing investigation.

Her death is currently being treated as unexplained and a number of officers remain at the scene conducting inquiries and talking to neighbours.

If anyone has information which could assist police, we would ask them to contact Cleveland Police via the 101 number quoting Event 221174.

Police are talking to neighbours as part of the investigation Credit: ITV