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FOUL PLAY RULED OUT IN WOMAN’S DEATH AT COOKS HILL

Police have ruled out foul play in the death of a woman at Cooks Hill on Sunday.

The 48-year-old’s body was found at the bottom of a flight of stairs, outside a unit complex on Union Street at around 3.45 yesterday afternoon.

Detectives spent much of the night investigating the circumstances surrounding her death – which is believed to be due to an accidental fall.

YESTERDAY

Police have set up a crime scene in the Newcastle suburb of Cooks Hill after a woman was found dead at the bottom of stairwell, at a unit complex.

Officers are now investigating the cause of the 48-year-old’s death.

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Tyson Cottrill is a journalist and producer based in Newcastle, with 10 years television news experience. Tyson first began work with NBN in 2007, before being employed as a journalist at Channel Nine in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Born and raised in Newcastle, Tyson has a Bachelor of Communications from Charles Sturt University.

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