Tyne & Wear

Wallsend drugs arrests after woman dies

Three people have been arrested in North Tyneside on suspicion of drugs offences after a woman died in hospital, Northumbria Police said.

Police were told of concerns for a woman at an address in Helmsley Drive, Wallsend, at 22:35 BST on Wednesday.

The 36-year-old woman was taken to hospital, but later died.

Two men aged 28 and 35 and a 25-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of supplying or offering to supply a class A drug.

The coroner has been informed about the woman's death.

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