Police rule out foul play in death of woman found near Newcastle United's ground
Police say the death of a woman whose body was found this morning is not being treated as suspicious.
At 2.36am today, police received a report that a woman's body had been located in a car park at St James’ Park, Newcastle.
Emergency services attended and the body of a woman – who is believed to have been sleeping rough – was found.
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An investigation was subsequently launched to determine the circumstances surrounding the death, and police are satisfied there is no third party involvement.
A formal identification process is ongoing, and a report will then be made for the coroner.