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Hartlepool suspected murder victim named

Police in Hartlepool
Image caption Police were called to Stephen Street on Tuesday

A woman thought to have been murdered in Hartlepool has been named by police.

Angela Wrightson, 39, was found dead at her home in Stephen Street just after 09:00 GMT on Tuesday, Cleveland Police said.

Two girls, aged 13 and 14, are being questioned on suspicion of murdering her.

Ms Wrightson died as a result of blood loss and substantial injuries, police said following a post-mortem examination.

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