Cordon at Newmarket home after sudden death of elderly woman
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Police are investigating the sudden death of an elderly woman in Newmarket.
Officers were called to the property in All Saints Road around 11.45am yesterday.
A spokesperson for Suffolk police said the body of an elderly woman was located in the garden.
The death is being treated as unexplained at this stage.
A number of police cars were seen attending the home, including forensic vehicles.
A police cordon was also put in place around the property and part of Nat Flatman Street, with officers standing guard.
Former mayor and county councillor for Newmarket Rachel Hood said she was aware of the incident but not its circumstances.
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"It sounds like a terrible tragedy", she said.
Police added that enquiries into the woman's death are ongoing.