Woman released from hospital as police investigation continues

By Thomas Parkes | Cradley | News | Published:

A woman has been released from hospital after being found critically ill along with her husband, who later died.

Overend Road. Photo: Google

The 84-year-old was found with the 87-year-old at their home in Overend Road, in Cradley, on July 8.

Ambulance crews rushed to the scene, which was described as a "medical emergency", at around 9am.

They were both taken to Russells Hall Hospital before the man died two days later.

But the now the woman has been discharged, with the force still investigating the circumstances around it.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Police said: "We're investigating to see if any criminal offences have taken place at present."

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
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