Woman's death in Pontefract no longer being treated as suspicious

The death of a woman in Pontefract is no longer being treated as suspicious, police have confirmed.

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Detectives originally launched a murder investigation after the woman, believed to be in her 80s, was found dead at an address in the town.

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Officers were called to Park Lane at around 10.30pm on Wednesday by ambulance staff.

A statement released by West Yorkshire Police today said: “Police can now confirm that the death of a woman in Pontefract last week is being treated as non-suspicious. 

“A file has been sent to the coroner.”