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Man arrested after Widnes woman dies in hospital from 'serious injuries'

42-year-old had 'serious injuries'


A MAN has been arrested after a woman who was found in Widnes with 'serious injuries' died in hospital.

Police said officers were called to an address on Mersey Road in West Bank at 7.26am yesterday.

They discovered a 42-year-old female with 'serious injuries'.

She was taken to Whiston Hospital but died a short time later.

Next of kin have been informed.

A post mortem was due to take place yesterday.

A resident told the Weekly News that a nurse who lives in the area tried to treat the woman at the scene.

A Cheshire police spokeswoman said: "A 38-year-old man, who is known to the victim, has been arrested and remains in custody."