Three people are in custody following the sudden death of a woman in Ulverston.
Police were contacted shortly before 1:30am today (20 Feb) after a woman was found unconscious in the street, in the area of County Square, Ulverston.
The woman, aged in her 20s, was subsequently declared deceased.
A 40-year-old woman and two men aged 28 and 61 have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently in police custody.
A cordon remains in place as officers continue their enquiries into this incident. Members of the public are asked to avoid the area.
Officers are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.
They are particularly keen to hear from anyone who witnessed what occurred or the moments leading up to it, as well as anyone else with information which may assist detectives.
Anyone with information relating to this incident can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it, quoting incident number 13 of 20 February 2023.
You can also phone on 101.
Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.