MULTIPLE emergency services were called to the sudden death of a woman in her 60s this morning.

A crime scene investigation van, two police vans and two ambulance service vehicles were parked in Highgate, Kendal.

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A Cumbria Constabulary spokeswoman said the force was called at around 9.40am 'to the report of a sudden death' at a property along the road.

"A woman in her 60s was pronounced dead at the scene," said the spokeswoman.

"The death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious."