EMERGENCY services were called to an address in Braintree where a woman was found dead.

Essex Police and the East of England Ambulance Service were called to Wingate Close at around 12.20am on Wednesday after concerns were raised over a woman's welfare.

Residents reported at least three police vehicles were called to the scene.

Sadly on arrival the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesman for Essex Police confirmed the death is not being treated as suspicious.

A file will be prepared for the coroner.