03/04/2016 Hartlepool

Suspicious Death on Westbourne Road, Hartlepool

Police were called to a report of a house fire at an address on Westbourne Road, Hartlepool, at around 8.25am this morning, Sunday 3rd April.

The body of an elderly woman was found inside the address and officers are currently treating her death as suspicious. A post mortem examination will be held later today.

Anyone who may have information regarding the fire or anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in the area of Westbourne Road this morning is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.