A man has been arrested and an investigation launched after a woman was discovered dead in her home following a suspected murder.
This morning, forensics teams were observed at an address in High Newham Court in Stockton.
Multiple police vans, officers carrying luggage, and a police cordon were observed in the area.
Officers report that a team of detectives is investigating the incident, and the death is being treated as suspicious.
Currently, an autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause of mortality.
A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is presently being questioned by officers in police custody.
A Cleveland Police spokesperson stated, “Officers wish to reassure the public that this appears to be an isolated incident and that the community should not be alarmed.”
“Anyone with information about this incident, or CCTV or doorbell camera footage, is asked to contact Cleveland Police at 101, quoting reference number 086875.”