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Hampshire Constabulary have confirmed that they are not treating the previously unexplained death of a 56-year-old woman in Northwood as suspicious.

As first reported by Island Echo, officers sealed off a bungalow at Green Lane on the Medham estate on Thursday. It was soon confirmed that a 56-year-old woman had been found dead in the property and that a 60-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Enquiries have led to the unnamed man being released without charge, however, he remains under investigation pending the outcome of toxicology results.

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A file is being prepared for the Isle of Wight Coroner, Caroline Sumeray.

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