Man arrested after body find

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A MAN is being questioned today after a woman was found dead in her flat.

Police are treating the 61-year-old woman’s death at her home in Commonside, Ansdell as “non-suspicious “.

The Gazette understands the woman died from natural causes and had been in the flat for up to a week.

A 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary on Wednesday evening.

A spokeswoman for the Police said: “At just after 6pm on Wednesday, police were called to a report of a death at a ground floor flat on Commonside.

“On arrival, police found the body of a 61-year-old woman, but the death is not being treated as suspicious.

“However, a 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and is currently in custody helping police with their inquiries.”