Murder investigation ends into death of woman in Ribbleton

Posted on - 24th April, 2020 - 8:12pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News, Ribbleton
Fir Trees Avenue in Ribbleton Pic: Google
Fir Trees Avenue in Ribbleton Pic: Google

A murder investigation over the death of a woman in Ribbleton has been dropped.


Preston Police had arrested three people on suspicion of murder in connection with the body of a 29-year-old woman being found.

She was discovered at a property in Fir Trees Avenue, Grange, around 11pm on Sunday 16 February.

Police had received a concern for welfare report.

A Home Office post-mortem examination has now taken place and established the women died from natural causes.

Police say the case will now be referred to HM Coroner.

Read more: Public warned not to approach Ribbleton man wanted for multiple offences

Three people arrested on suspicion of murder have been released without charge, including a 26-year-old man from Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

A spokeswoman for Preston Police said: “Our thoughts remain with the deceased’s family and friends.”

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