TRIBUTES have been paid to a mother who was found dead in a house.

Emergency services including ambulances and four police cars rushed to Caister Drive, Pitsea at around 3am on Saturday, amidst concerns for her welfare.

Police say her death is being treated as unexplained.

Two men who were inside the property were arrested on suspicion of being involved in the supply Class A drugs following the discovery of the woman’s body.

Her family, who asked not to be named, said: “We are all still in shock. She was loved very much and will be dearly missed.”

Neighbours have also paid tribute to the woman.

One woman, who asked to remain anonymous, said: “She hasn’t lived here that long, I think it’s been about six months.

“She was always more than friendly when we saw her.

“I think that it’s a real shame what has happened.”

The death has been met with plenty of well wishes on social media and in the community.

Residents living nearby spoke of their shock at the death in their street.

Bobby Baron, 44, said: “I still can’t quite believe it. I think I’ve seen this woman around the street.I think its very sad what has happened.

“I know everyone is already speculating about what has happened to her.

"This doesn’t help out the situation at all.

“My thoughts go out to her family and friends at this awful time for them all.”

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “Police were contacted at 3.15am on Saturday by the ambulance service following concerns for the welfare of a woman inside a property in Caister Drive, Pitsea.

“Sadly, after firefighters gained entry, a woman in her 30s was found dead inside the property.

“Her death is being treated as unexplained.

“Two men also inside the property, a 39-year-old and a 47-year-old were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs.

“The 39-year-old man has been released under investigation and the other man remains in custody