British woman dies after Novichok poisoning

Police officer given all-clear at Salisbury Hospital after fears of nerve agent exposure

Forensic investigators in Amesbury Britain

Police seized a auto in the large town of Swindon as part of their probe into the death of 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess, who was exposed to Novichok, a military-grade nerve agent produced in the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

"I am appalled and shocked by the death of Dawn Sturgess, and my thoughts and condolences go to her family and loved ones".

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned in March, 2018. After reviving from comas, both were released. The unknown item remains at the centre of police investigations, which are likely to continue for several weeks.

Sturgess lived in a supported-living facility that helps residents struggling with alcohol or drug addiction. Both she and Rowley were admitted to Salisbury District Hospital, the same hospital where the Skripals were treated. Friends said that Rowley would often search dumpsters for items to barter or sell.

A bus that Ms Sturgess and Mr Rowley used the night before they collapsed has also tested negative for the deadly agent.

The poisoning in March of the Skripals with Novichok was the first known offensive use of such a chemical weapon on European soil since World War Two.

Russian Federation has denied any involvement in the Skripal case and suggested the British security services carried out the attack to stoke anti-Moscow hysteria, an assertion London calls absurd.

The British government has also promised to tighten controls on wealthy Russians who moved their assets in and out of Britain, a move seen as a blow to Putin's powerful circle of allies, many of whom have ties to Britain.

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After the Skripal attack, Britain tossed out two dozen Russian diplomats suspected of being intelligence agents.

Two days later Russian Federation announces the expulsion of 60 U.S. diplomats and the closure of the USA consulate in Saint Petersburg. The Guardian previously reported that Sturgess and Rowley resided "barely eight miles" from the site of the Skripal poisoning.

Head of Britain's counter-terrorism policing, Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, said it was "shocking and tragic news".

Per CNN, authorities now believe that Sturgess and Rowley came into contact with a contaminated item via their hands, but now lack the ability to determine whether the poison is from the same batch that the Skripals ingested.

The Met said the murder inquiry is being led by the Counter Terrorism Policing Network and around 100 detectives are working "round the clock" alongside colleagues from Wiltshire police.

"Our hypothesis is that they must have handled a container we are now seeking", he said.

"We are not in a position to say whether the nerve agent was from the same batch that the Skripals were exposed to", the Met said, adding that the investigation into the attempted murders of the Skripals were ongoing.

The quiet medieval town of Salisbury is justifiable anxious about the second case of contamination and many are upset that the government repeatedly gave the "all-clear" when that may not have been accurate.

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