Death of 21-year-old Plymouth woman under investigation
A young woman's death is being investigated after she was found in a Plymouth house at 7am on Mothers' Day.
Police say the death of the 21-year-old woman, named as Jenny Launder, is being investigated in a joint operation with the Coroner.
Ms Launder's death was initially treated as suspicious.
A police spokesman said: "A forensic post mortem has been completed due to the nature of the scene.
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"The initial findings of the post mortem would indicate that the death is no longer deemed as suspicious albeit the investigation is continuing jointly with HM Coroner."
Officers from Devon and Cornwall Police were called to a house in Randolph Close shortly after 7am yesterday morning.
Yesterday a nearby resident told The Herald the whole cul-de-sac was in a state of shock.
One resident, who did not wish to be named, said: "She has lived here since the houses were built about two years ago. This is a nice cul-de-sac and you don't expect this to happen on your doorstep.
"My children play in the street, it's a nice area and we don't have any problems. It's a lovely place to live. The whole street is in shock.
"To wake up to this on Mothers' Day is awful."
Paramedics from the local ambulance service were called to the scene by police at 7.03am.
A spokesperson for the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, said: "The police called and said a female in her 20s was in cardiac arrest. They said she was unconscious and wasn't breathing.
"We sent an ambulance, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance officer.
The small quiet cul-de-sac was yesterday a hive of police activity as scenes of crime officers could be seen working inside a large white tent that had been erected in the garden of the property.
The investigation into the woman's death is being headed up by Detective Inspector Palmer of Crownhill CID.