North West Wales

Woman's death in Penlan, Deganwy, not suspicious police say

The death of an elderly woman in Conwy county is no longer being treated as suspicious, police have said.

North Wales Police arrested a 63-year-old man on suspicion of murder on Wednesday, after a woman's body was found at her home in Penlan, Deganwy.

On Thursday, following a post-mortem examination, the force said the death was not being treated as suspicious and the man had been released from custody.

Supt Steve Williams said the force was "satisfied" with its actions.

He said: "A review of the arrest has been conducted and we are satisfied that this was the correct course of action to take based on the circumstances that presented themselves at the time."

The coroner has been informed.

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