A woman found unconscious in a Newquay street this morning has died.

Police were called to Mount Wise just after 6.30am today, where the woman had been discovered.

An ambulance was called and the woman was taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, where she was pronounced deceased.

She has yet to be formally identified and her next of kin has not yet been informed.

A cordon has been set up in the area and the scene is being examined by forensic officers.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.