Emergency services called to Blackhall address after woman's sudden death
Emergency services were called to an address in Blackhall Colliery after a sudden death.
Police were called to a house in Ninth Street at 8.20am on Sunday, May 9 following the sudden death of a woman.
The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.
A Durham Constabulary spokesperson said: “Police were called by the ambulance service at 8.20am yesterday (May 9) following the sudden death of a woman at a house in Ninth Street, Blackhall Colliery.
“The death is not being treated as suspicious, and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”
An ambulance attended but sadly the woman died inside the address.
A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called to a private address in Blackhall Colliery at 8.15am yesterday.
"We dispatched a rapid response paramedic.”
The death is the second tragedy in the space of a week after a man was found dead inside a property on Third Street in Blackhall.