Tyne & Wear

Gosforth death: Man arrested after woman's body found

Gosforth murder scene
Image caption The woman's body was found at an address in Gosforth

A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead at a house in Newcastle.

The woman, 50, was found at an address in Gosforth just after 11:00 BST with "unexplained injuries".

Northumbria Police said no further information would be released until family members of those involved were traced.

Ch Supt Gary Calvert said: "It appears at this stage that the individuals involved were known to each other."

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