Woman who fell in river named

Flowers laid at the scene where a woman was seen falling into the river at Bridge End, Rastrick
Flowers laid at the scene where a woman was seen falling into the river at Bridge End, Rastrick
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A woman who died after falling into the river in Brighouse has been named.

Janet Walker, 57, of Atlas Mill Road, died after falling from the bridge near Bridge End on Friday November 30.

Fire crews from Elland, Leeds and Rothwell were called to help at 1.30am and she was found 20 minutes later near the Huddersfield Road section of the river.

Paramedics admistered CPR but were unable to reviv her.

Tributes and flowers have been placed at the bridge.

Her death is not being treated as suspicious.

An inquest was opened and adjourned on Thursday.