Two arrested following 'unexplained' death of woman as police enquiries continue

Geneva Road, Darlington
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A woman has died following an incident that saw a large police presence descend on a residential street.

Police attended the scene of incident on Geneva Road, Darlington, just after 11.00pm on Friday. A cordon has since been in place since the attendance of multiple emergency vehicles overnight

.It was confirmed by Durham Constabulary on Saturday that a woman has sadly died. Two people have been arrested in connection with the incident, with a police presence to remain in the area.

A spokesman for Durham Constabulary said: “We were called to an address in Geneva Road, Darlington, shortly after 11pm yesterday (Friday, July 5). Paramedics also attended, but sadly a female died shortly after their arrival.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding her death, which is currently being treated as unexplained. Two people have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody while further enquiries are carried out.

“A police presence will remain in the area throughout the day. Officers would like to reassure the community that this is an isolated incident and thank them for their support and patience while they are in attendance at the address.”

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