Man arrested over death of woman in Hebburn
- 18 December 2012
- From the section Tyne & Wear
A man has been arrested over the death of a woman on South Tyneside, which is being treating as unexplained.
Officers were called to a house in Dorset Avenue, Hebburn on Monday afternoon, where they found the body of an 86-year-old woman.
A post-mortem examination is being carried out in an effort to determine an exact cause of death.
Northumbria Police said a 57-year-old local man had been arrested and bailed in connection with the woman's death.
A force spokeswoman said they were not looking for anyone else.