Cumbria

Lorraine Shepherd death: Carlisle man released

Cant Crescent, Carlisle Image copyright Google
Image caption Emergency services were called to Cant Crescent in Carlisle

A man arrested on suspicion of murder after the sudden death of a 64-year-old woman in Cumbria has been released with no further action, police have said.

Officers were contacted by paramedics late on Thursday after Lorraine Shepherd was found at a house on Carlisle's Cant Crescent.

Cumbria Police initially said the death was being treated as unexplained.

Tests have now confirmed the death was not suspicious and a 31-year-old Carlisle man has been released.

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