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UPDATE: Unexplained death in Dagenham

News   •   Dec 02, 2019 15:10 GMT

Police are dealing with an unexplained death in Dagenham.

Police attended a residential address on Durham Road in Dagenham at around 01:50hrs on Thursday, 21 November following concerns for the welfare of an occupant.

Officers attended with the London Ambulance Service and a 67-year-old-woman, who lived at the address, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Formal identification awaits but next of kin have been informed.

A special post-mortem examination took place on Saturday, 23 November and, although exact cause of death awaits, the death is not being treated as suspicious.

A 37-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday, 22 November has been released with no further action. 

Officers from the East Area Command Unit will compile a report for the coroner.