Billingham elderly woman found dead in street

Map showing Low Grange Avenue Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman was found on Low Grange Avenue

An elderly woman has been found dead in a street in the early hours of the morning.

She was discovered on Low Grange Avenue, near to Cranswick Close, in Billingham, Teesside.

Officers called to the street found her unresponsive and were unable to revive her, Cleveland Police said.

Her death is being treated as unexplained and police have cordoned off the area. The force is appealing for witnesses.

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