Police treating Middlesbrough woman's death as suspicious

Forensics officer at the house
Image caption Police were called to the house at about 19:00 on Friday

The death of a woman in Middlesbrough is being treated as suspicious, Cleveland Police has confirmed.

A post-mortem examination has concluded the 42-year-old, who was found in a house in Farthingale Way in Helmington on Friday evening, died from a head injury.

A 73-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail as police continue their inquiries.

A spokeswoman said officers were supporting the woman's family.

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