A WOMAN was found dead in her Oxford home last week, police have confirmed.

Spokesman David Marsh explained: "Thames Valley Police was called to a sudden death at a property in Little Bury, Oxford at around 7pm on Thursday, August 15.

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"A woman aged in her fifties had been found deceased.

"The death is being treated as unexplained and non-suspicious."

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A friend is understood to have found the woman after becoming concerned at not being able to contact her.

Police did not provide further details.