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Post mortem carried out on woman discovered dead by police

Lincolnshire Police have said that there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the ‘unexplained’ death of a woman in Newtoft earlier this week.

Officers were called out to Tudor Close at just after midday on Tuesday, September 5, finding the 40-year-old dead.

Tudor Close in Newtoft. Photo: Lincolnshire Reporter

Forensic teams and a police tent were set up outside the house in the days following her death.

A post mortem was completed on Thursday, September 7, and confirmed that there were no suspicious circumstances.

Photo: Lincolnshire Reporter

Police have released from custody a 45-year-old man arrested in connection with the death.

Officers are not looking for anyone else in their investigation.

A police car and tape in a nearby field. Photo: Lincolnshire Reporter

The senior investigating officer, Detective Inspector Karl Whiffen, said: “We needed to investigate, secure and preserve a large amount of detailed evidence as timely as possible.

“I am now satisfied the man we arrested has been released with no further action relating to the death of this lady.

“We are not looking for any other suspects and will be passing a file onto the coroner.

“I pass my grateful thanks onto the local community of Newtoft and everyone that has helped.”

A file will be passed to the coroner.