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Felixstowe woman who died in suspected murder named as Diana Last

PUBLISHED: 18:56 18 July 2017

The block of flats where the woman was found critically ill on Wednesday.  Picture: EMILY TOWNSEND

The block of flats where the woman was found critically ill on Wednesday. Picture: EMILY TOWNSEND


A woman in her 40s who died after being found critically injured in Felixstowe has been named as Diana Last.

Police were called at 4.50pm on Wednesday over concerns for a woman admitted to Ipswich Hospital with critical injuries, having been found on the floor of her home in Leeward Court.

It was confirmed on Thursday that she had died as a result of her injuries.

Suffolk police have now named the woman has Diana Last.

A post mortem has been carried out, although the cause of her death is still undetermined.

A police spokeswoman said further tests will be carried out to establish how she died.

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