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16 April 2014, 08:28
A man has been charged over the murder of a 50 year old woman who was found dead at a house in Hartlepool
The 49 year old will appear at Hartlepool Magistrates' Court this morning (16th April 2014)
Police were called to the house on Eddleston Walk in the early hours of yesterday where they found the woman's body.
Formal identification will take place this morning.
Results of tests to find out how she died are also expected to be released later, once the family has been informed.
UPDATED 15th April 2014 - 7:50am
A murder investigation's been launched after a woman was found dead in a house on Eddleston Walk in Hartlepool
Police were called to the house shortly after 1am today, Tuesday 15th April.
A 50 year old woman was found with serious injuries.
Sadly she was pronounced dead at the scene.
The death is being treated as suspicious and a post mortem examination will take place.
A 49 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and will be questioned by police.
Enquiries are ongoing.