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Investigation launched in North East after body found

Following the search of an address on Tennyson Terrace, in North Shields, yesterday, police now say they have found the body of a woman at the property.

One man, aged 41, believed to be known to the victim, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Officers have now launched a full investigation but are not in a position to name the dead woman at this time.

Police remain in the local area and if residents have any concerns they can speak to officers face to face or by contacting the North Shields neighbourhood police team on 101.