Police officers at Emblehope House in Farringdon, Sunderland
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Arrest in sheltered housing death in Sunderland

Police investigating the suspicious death of an elderly resident in sheltered housing accommodation in Sunderland have arrested a 39-year-old woman.

Officers were called to Emblehope House in Farringdon on Friday afternoon, following reports of concern for a pensioner.

The resident, who has not yet been named, was treated at the scene by paramedics, but later died.

  • 16 Jul 2010