Body of a woman found in Hartlepool street

The body of a woman has been discovered in the garden of a home in Hartlepool.

Saturday, 13th January 2018, 1:32 pm
Updated Saturday, 13th January 2018, 1:35 pm
Police were called to Mildenhall Close over concerns of a woman in the street

Police were called to Mildenhall Close in the South Fens area of the town just after 10pm, yesterday.

Concerns had been raised for a woman who had been discovered in the garden of a home in the street.

Police were called to Mildenhall Close over concerns of a woman in the street

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The alarm was raised by paramedics who had been called to treat the lady.

A police spokesman said: "We can confirm we recieved a call just after 10pm last night from the ambulance service, to a female who had died.

"It is believed the lady was in her 50s.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious and we are not investigating any further."

Police were called to Mildenhall Close over concerns of a woman in the street