Brierfield death 'not suspicious' and man released

A man who was initially arrested on suspicion of murder by the police after the discovery of a woman's body in Brierfield has been released without charge.

Wednesday, 30th November 2016, 11:47 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 4:41 pm

Officers were called out to a property in Every Street at approximately 8-30pm on Monday night by the ambulance service and found the body of a woman, believed to be in her 50s, dead inside the address.

However, her death is now not being treated as suspicious and police confirmed the man arrested for murder has been released without charge.

A post mortem examination on the woman has not fully ascertained the cause of death, police said, but there are no suspicious circumstances.