Death of woman in Yaxley house was '˜not suspicious'

Police are not treating the death of a woman in Yaxley as suspicious - although they are still waiting for the results of a post mortem.

Tuesday, 16th January 2018, 12:10 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th January 2018, 12:27 pm
Unexplained death of woman in her 30's in Yaxley being investigated by police. , Yaxley, Peterborough Saturday 13 January 2018. Picture by Terry Harris. THA

Emergency services were called to Whitney Drive in Yaxley on Friday night, where they confirmed a woman, aged in her 30s, had died.

Crime scene investigators examined the scene, and a police cordon was put up at the house - with police saying the death was being treated as ‘unexplained.’

While the cause of death has still not been confirmed, a police spokeswoman said: “We’re still waiting on the post mortem so the death remains unexplained but we’re not treating it as suspicious.”

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Unexplained death of woman in her 30's in Yaxley being investigated by police. , Yaxley, Peterborough Saturday 13 January 2018. Picture by Terry Harris. THA

Police have said the post mortem is expected to take place at some point this week.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said the woman died at the scene.

He said: “We were called at 2.26pm to a patient was not conscious or breathing in Whitney Drive, Yaxley.

One ambulance and an ambulance officer attended.

Unexplained death of woman in her 30's in Yaxley being investigated by police. , Yaxley, Peterborough Saturday 13 January 2018. Picture by Terry Harris. THA

Sadly, the patient died at the scene. Our thoughts are with all those affected.”