Arrest After South Shields Sudden Death

22 April 2012, 10:16 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

A man is in police custody after being arrested following the death of a woman in South Shields.

The 23 year old was pronounced dead in hospital after an ambulance was called to a house on Richardson Avenue.

Police say they are investigating but it’s at an early stage, but the incident is being treated as a sudden death.

Police are questioning a 27 year old man on suspicion of supplying controlled drugs.