THE Guardia Civil have opened an investigation into the death of a Scottish woman in Santa Ponsa and an autopsy will be held to determine the cause of death.
The woman's body was found in an apartment in Santa Ponsa, where she was holidaying with her companion.
According to police sources, the man went to bed and found his companion's body when he got up in the morning.
The alarm was raised shortly after 6.15am, when the man notified the Local Police of Calvia.
A doctor who arrived shortly afterwards was unable to revive the woman and certified the death.
Guardia Civil sources said that there were no signs of violence.
The woman, who has not been named, was aged 59.
The Guardia Civil confirmed that the companion had not been arrested.
Sources confirmed that the Guardia Civil were looking into the woman's medical history to see if she was on medication or if she had health problems.
Sources also said that the couple had quarrelled on the previous day.
It has not been revealed when the autopsy will take place.
All sudden deaths are investigated as a matter of routine, the sources said.
Guardia Civil patrol cars were parked outside the building during most of yesterday, attracting a lot of attention from curious passers-by.
The couple were reported to have arrived on the island just a few days ago to spend a short holiday here.
Santa Ponsa is one of the most popular resorts in Calvia.
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