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Woman, 46, is arrested on suspicion of aiding suicide in Lancashire

Woman, 46, is arrested on suspicion of aiding suicide ‘after she was found badly wounded at a house in Lancashire alongside the body of a 19-year-old man’

  • The 46-year-old woman was found with the body of a man, 19, in Lancashire 
  • She has been arrested by Lancashire police for ‘assisting or encouraging suicide’
  • The incident is currently being treated as unexplained and inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances. 

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of assisting or encouraging suicide after the death of a 19-year-old man.

Police discovered the teenager’s body and a 46-year-old woman with serious injuries at the Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa in Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire, following reports of concerns for their welfare.

The woman was given first aid at the scene in Blackburn Road at about 1.45am on Thursday and taken to the Royal Preston Hospital where she is in a stable condition.

Police discovered the teenager’s body and a 46-year-old woman with serious injuries at the Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa in Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire

The incident is currently being treated as unexplained and inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

There is nothing at this stage to suggest any other persons are involved, said Lancashire Police.

A spokesman said: ‘Following inquiries, the woman has now been arrested on suspicion of assisting or encouraging suicide.

‘The families of those involved have been contacted and our thoughts are with them at this time.

‘A post-mortem examination has been carried out on the man but the cause of death remains unascertained.’

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident number 643 of July 8.



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