Police investigating 'suspicious' death of woman in Blackpool
The death of a woman in Blackpool is being treated as 'suspicious' by police.
An investigation has been launched after the woman, believed to be in her 40s, was found at a property on Topping Street on Monday morning.
Paramedics alerted police at around 10.15am. Police have not named the woman but said her family is aware.
Close to a dozen emergency service vehicles were reported in the area.
A witness said he saw two police vans, six police cars, two rapid response paramedic vehicles and an ambulance at the scene.
A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "We were called by the ambulance service at around 10:15am today to reports that a woman, believed to be in her 40s, had been found deceased at an address on Topping Street, Blackpool.
"Her death is being treated as suspicious and inquiries are on-going. Her family have been informed and are being supported at this difficult time.”