Police received a call at 10.14am this morning (November 6th 2013) to Fisher Street, Workington to reports of a sudden death.
Police arrived at the scene and discovered the body of a 26 year old woman.
Detectives from Workington CID are now investigating the circumstances.
Cumbria Police have told Breaking News that although the death is not being treated as suspicious the circumstances surrounding the death are unexplained.
Detective Inspector Ian Hardwood said “We are keeping an open mind in relation to the circumstances leading to this lady’s death. One important line of enquiry we are pursuing surrounds the misuse of drugs.
“I wish to appeal to any one with specific information regarding this investigation or regarding the supply of drugs in West Cumbria area to contact Cumbria Police on 101”