Woman’s body found in Stockport river

Emergency services have rushed to the River Goyt in Stockport, after a woman’s body was found.

The police were called to the scene (near New Bridge Lane) shortly before noon on Tuesday 11th May, following reports of a body in the water.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and her next have kin have been informed. An investigation into her death is now underway.

Members of the public have been advised to avoid the area (between Matalan and Dunelm).

If you know any information relating to this incident, please report it to Greater Manchester Police.

Our thoughts are with the woman’s family and friends at this time.

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