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Thursday, 31 July 2014

Man arrested after death of Workington woman

A man arrested in connection with the "unexplained death" of a woman was still in custody today.

Senhouse Street
Senhouse Street, Siddick

Investigations are continuing after officers held a 41-year-old following the death in west Cumbria.

An inquiry was launched when police were called by paramedics to a house in Senhouse Street, Siddick, near Workington, at about 9.15am yesterday.

A woman, 33, living in Senhouse Street, was pronounced dead.

A statement issued by the force said: “Workington police are investigating the circumstances of the unexplained death of a woman.

“A 41-year-old man from the same premises is detained at Workington police station in connection with this incident.”

Police officers spent yesterday carrying out door-to-door inquiries.

Neighbours said the couple had moved to Siddick from Newcastle about six months ago and kept themselves to themselves

It is understood they have four children.

People living nearby said police had been on Senhouse Street all day, including photographers and crime scene investigators who took bags out to vans parked outside the property.

The force added: “Police do not believe that any other members of the public are at any risk of harm as a result of this incident or those connected to it.”

 

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