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Woman in her 60s dies in town centre funeral home

Police and forensics officers were at the East of England Co-op Funeral Services this evening <i>(Image: Chris Bishop)</i>
Police and forensics officers were at the East of England Co-op Funeral Services this evening (Image: Chris Bishop)

A woman in her 60s has died in an "industrial accident" in a funeral home.

Police were called to the East of England Co-op Funeral Services in Swaffham Market Place at midday today (Fri) following reports of an incident involving a woman.

Eastern Daily Press: Police were on the scene until late this evening
Eastern Daily Press: Police were on the scene until late this evening

Police were on the scene until late this evening (Image: Chris Bishop)

Emergency services including an air ambulance were also called but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Eastern Daily Press: Forensic crews were seen parked near the war memorial
Eastern Daily Press: Forensic crews were seen parked near the war memorial

Forensic crews were seen parked near the war memorial (Image: Chris Bishop)

Police and forensic teams have been seen inside the premises this evening.

Police and the Health and Safety Executive are working to establish the circumstances that led to her death.