A WOMAN has been found dead at an address in Poole.

Firefighters from Westbourne were called to help the ambulance service with gaining entrance into the property.

Once inside, a woman in her 20s was found unresponsive and was pronounced dead.

A spokesperson for the Southwestern Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) said: "We were called at midday on Friday, February 2, to an incident on Ashley Road, Poole.

“We sent a double-crewed land ambulance and an operations officer."

“At 1.14pm on Friday 2 February 2024, we received a report from the ambulance service that a woman had been found unresponsive at an address in Ashley Road in Poole.

“Officers attended the address. Very sadly, the woman - aged in her 20s - was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Her death is currently being treated as non-suspicious. The coroner has been notified.

“Our thoughts are with the woman's family and friends at this extremely difficult time.”

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