investigate 'unexplained' death of Burnham-On-Sea woman
Police have begun an investigation into the 'unexplained' death
of a woman in the town on Thursday (November 23rd).
arrested a man after being called to a property next to the Co-Op
store in Berrow Road soon after 7.30am.
green Great Western Air Ambulance pictured below landed at the nearby
Burnham and Berrow golf course, but took off without a casualty.
spokesman Wayne Baker told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We were called
to reports of a woman with serious injuries at a property in Berrow
Road in Burnham-On-Sea at about 7.30am."
"Efforts were made to revive the woman but sadly she died at
about 8.15am. The death is currently being treated as unexplained."
man has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains
in police custody."
Western Air Ambulance Charity spokeswoman told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Great Western Air Ambulance Charity critical care team
were called to an incident in Burnham-On-Sea shortly after 7.30am
and we were on scene within 16 minutes. Our thoughts are with the
made door to door enquiries during the day and crime scene investigators
were also seen working at the scene.
with any information is asked to contact Burnham-On-Sea Police on
101, quoting log 0143 of Thursday.
residents have spoken of their shock at the incident. One lady told
us: "I was out dog walking in the area at around 7.20am and
I saw five police cars parked outside the Co-Op followed by the
air ambulance. It's a huge shock to hear this has happened and our
thoughts and prayers go to the family."
resident added: "We saw the green air ambulance circling over
the village and coming into land, then later in the day noticed
the lane next to the Co-Op fenced off. Everyone is incredibly sad
for the family and wishes them well."