Police have confirmed the death of a 51-year-old woman , who was found in an unresponsive state at her Warwick home on Sunday morning.

A police spokesman said emergency services were dispatched to a Banana Lane residence for a medical emergency at about 10am yesterday morning.

The spokesman said: “She was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance but later pronounced dead.

“No further information regarding the deceased will be provided at this time, until her next of kin has been notified.”

The circumstances of the sudden death were being investigated.