Tributes to woman pulled from docks as her name still unknown

Members of the public have responded with sadness and offered prayers for the family of a woman’s whose body was found in Merseyside docks.

The discovery was made yesterday ( Monday) after the emergency services were called to the area just before 2pm.

A number of emergency services vehicles attended the scene at Langton Dock in Bootle, with others watching on as the body was recovered from the water.

Today ECHO readers offered messages of support for the woman’s family.

Teresa Anderson wrote: “So sad, deepest sympathy to all her family and friends, RIP.”

Meanwhile Ruth Strong said: “May she rest in peace my thoughts are with her family.”

Sheila Teasdale said she “prays her family are found” while Bernadette Shepherd simply wrote: “Sleep well, such sad news.”

Police today said the death was not being treated as suspicious and efforts are now underway to identify the woman and inform her family.

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Investigations are ongoing to establish how the woman died.

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A Merseyside Police spokesperson said: “We were contacted at 1.50pm on Monday 19th April following reports of the body of a woman had been found at Langton Docks in Bootle.

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious at this time, and work is ongoing to formally identify the woman, inform her next of kin and ascertain the circumstances of the death.”

Anyone with information can direct message @MerPolCC on Twitter or ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook with reference 21000249017, or by calling 101.

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