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Police investigate unexplained death in Newbury

Police were called to the property in Berkeley Road just before 10am where they discovered the body of a woman in her eighties.
She was declared dead at the scene by paramedics.
A man in his nineties was also found in the property, suffering from injuries to his head, ribs and shoulder.
He was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, where he is being treated for his injuries.
Senior Investigating Officer, Det Chief Insp Gill Wootton, said: “Both the man and woman were found in the property in Berkeley Road and early indications suggest there were no signs of a forced entry.
“We are still investigating this incident and are yet to determine the circumstances of the woman’s death and the man’s injuries.”
There is currently a scene watch in place around the property to allow the investigation to continue.
A post mortem is expected to take place today (Mon).
Anyone with information should call the police non-emergency number on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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