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Police probe 'unexplained' death of Gateshead woman, 88


Police are investigating what they have described as the unexplained death of an 88-year-old woman from Gateshead.

Northumbria police said the woman, who has not been named, was from the Blaydon area.

A woman has been arrested in connection with the death and is currently being interviewed by police.

Police said they were awaiting pathology and toxicology reports to help them establish the cause of the woman's death.