Cordon at Newmarket home after sudden death of elderly woman

The property at the junction of All Saint's Road and Nat Flatman Street has been taped off

The property at the junction of All Saint's Road and Nat Flatman Street has been taped off - Credit: Google Streetview

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. 

Most Read

"It sounds like a terrible tragedy", she said. 

Police added that enquiries into the woman's death are ongoing. 


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter