Police have confirmed that they have released a man and called off a murder probe after a post-mortem was conducted on a body found yestrday. 

A woman's remains were found in High Newham Court, Stockton, yesterday morning (Sunday, May 8), with a forensic team and police officers carrying out enquiries in the area.

A man was arrested on suspicion of murder. 

But Cleveland police have today confirmed that the death is no longer being treated as suspicious, and the man has been released, following a postmortem of the body. 

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In a statement, the force said: "An update on the death of a woman at High Newham Court, Stockton; following a post-mortem examination, the death of a 41-year-old woman who sadly died at High Newham Court in Stockton is no longer being treated as suspicious and a file has been prepared for the Coroner.

"A 41-year-old man who was arrested has been released with no further police action. Our thoughts remain with the woman’s family and friends at this difficult time."

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Yesterday, a spokesperson for the police said that the death "appears to be an isolated incident and there should be no reason for any alarm within the community."

Forensics teams were spotted at an address in High Newgam Court yesterday morning. 

Multiple police vans were also seen in the area, as well as officers carrying bags, and putting a police cordon in place.