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Cleveland police have today confirmed the death of a 70 year old woman is being treated as suspicious following her sudden and unexpected death.

Police have further confirmed she has suspicious injuries, and they are now looking at CCTV around the area of the flats in Middlesbrough.

The woman in her 70s was believed to have been spending time with her family just 20 hours before she died.

Cleveland’s Police last night launched a murder investigation and arrested a man in his 40s who has been held on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

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