Woman 'serious but stable' as investigation continues into husband's death

An elderly woman is in a stable condition in hospital after being found critically ill with her husband, who later died.

Overend Road in Cradley. Photo: Google
Overend Road in Cradley. Photo: Google

The 84-year-old was found with her 87-year-old husband at their home in Overend Road, in Cradley, at around 8.55am on Monday.

Ambulance crews were called to the scene, described as a "medical emergency", with the couple both in a critical condition.

They were taken to Russells Hall Hospital before the man died on Wednesday.

West Midlands Police has now confirmed that the woman is in a "serious but stable condition" in hospital.

A police investigation is still ongoing, and they were unable to confirm whether it is a criminal investigation.

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