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Formal identification of woman who died in Newcastle

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Detectives investigating the death of a woman in Newcastle have today named her as Barbara Pawelczyk, aged 36, from Newcastle. 

Police were called to reports of the death of a woman at a property on Cresswell Avenue shortly before 10am on Saturday (2 January). 

A 55-year-old man, from Newcastle, arrested on suspicion of murder and perverting the course of justice, has been bailed pending further enquiries. 

Barbara’s next of kin is being supported by a specially-trained officer. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook, Twitter, or call 101, quoting incident number 112 of 2 January. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 111 555.