Cornwall

Illogan cemetery woman dies in hospital

St Illogan Parish Church cemetery
Image caption The alarm was raised when a member of the public found the woman in the cemetery

A woman who was found semi-conscious in a Cornish cemetery has died.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the death was being treated as unexplained. A spokesman confirmed a man had been arrested.

Officers were called to the cemetery at St Illogan Parish Church in Illogan at about 08:45 GMT after the woman was found in a semi-conscious state.

She was taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, where she later died.

The woman is thought to be local and aged in her 40s.

A police spokesman said: "This is a very early stage of this enquiry and officers investigating the circumstances surrounding the woman's death are at this time treating the death as unexplained."

Anyone with any information has been asked to contact police.

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