Police confirm death of woman on edge of Halifax town centre

The West Yorkshire Police force has confirmed the death of a woman on the edge of Halifax town centre.

By Ian Hirst
Friday, 14th May 2021, 7:51 pm
North Bridge has been closed in Halifax
North Bridge has been closed in Halifax

At 12.10pm today (Friday), police received a report of concern for safety for a woman in water under North Bridge.

A police cordon was put in place as emergency services carried out their work.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said:"Emergency services attended and recovered the female, who was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

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"Enquiries are continuing at the scene, but there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances at this time."

The road was re-opened later in the afternoon.