“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 coroner.”
Ms Williamson appeared on Coronation Street three times between 2008 and 2012, along with rival soap operas Hollyoaks and Emmerdale.
However, she shot to wider prominence after agreeing to marry the man reviled as Britain’s most violent prisoner, whom she had been visiting in HMP Wakefield.
A ceremony took place nine months later at Wakefield prison, after which Bronson was returned to his cell.