Paula Williamson: Coronation Street actress and Charles Bronson’s wife found dead

Actress Paula Williamson, the wife of notorious prisoner Charles Bronson, has been found dead.

Monday, 29th July 2019, 6:10 pm
Updated Monday, 29th July 2019, 6:10 pm
Paula Williamson. Picture: Staffordshire Police/PA Wire

Staffordshire Police said the 38-year-old was found at a house in Stoke-on-Trent at 7am on Monday.

Ms Williamson, who was set to be divorced from Bronson, had played minor roles in Coronation Street and Emmerdale.

She met the renowned criminal in prison in late 2016 and they were married in November 2017.

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Paula Williamson. Picture: Staffordshire Police/PA Wire

Police said they were called to a house on Gordon Avenue in Sneyd Green and have confirmed that the death is not deemed to be suspicious.

A spokesman for the Staffordshire force said: ‘A woman from Stoke-on-Trent who was found dead this morning has been named as Paula Williamson, aged 38.

‘Paula's body was found in a house on Gordon Avenue, Sneyd Green, at around 7am.

‘A post mortem will take place to establish the cause of death but the death is not being treated as suspicious.

‘A report is now being prepared for the coroners."