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Police confirm identity of woman who died in Yarmouth

Police are now able to confirm the identity of a woman who died in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.

Officers were called to the High Street on 22 September, following concerns raised for the welfare of a woman who fell seriously ill at an address.

Pia Massey, aged 70 years, of Yarmouth High Street, was taken to hospital where she subsequently died.

Officers continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding Pia’s death.

As part of our investigation, officers have arrested a man on suspicion of murder, and he has been bailed until 8 November while our enquiries continue.

Police ask the community to please not speculate on the circumstances and instead provide any information to police on 101 quoting Operation Caelum – 44210380671.