Woman’s death in Hartlepool house ‘not suspicious’

Police in Oxford Road as investigations got under way.
Police in Oxford Road as investigations got under way.

Police who arrested a man after the sudden death of a woman say he has now been released.

Officers were called to a report of the sudden death of a woman aged in her forties at a house in Oxford Road at around 7.15pm last night.

A man, also aged in his 40s, was arrested in connection with the death.

Police said at that stage the woman’s death was being treated as unexplained, with a post mortem examination to be carried out during the course of this afternoon.

A force spokesman has now said the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

The man has since been release with no further action to be taken.