Police identify Southport woman

Police have identified a 55-year-old woman found dead in Southport yesterday. Clancy Durkin was found dead inside a property on Guildford Road. A 19-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody at this time.

Daughter in court accused of murdering mother

Clancy Durkin was found at a house on Guilford Road in Southport on Tuesday

A woman from Southport has appeared before magistrates charged with killing her mother.

Clancy Durkin was discovered at a house on Guildford Road.

A post mortem found she had suffocated.

19 year-old Rebecca Durkin has been charged with murder and will appear at Liverpool Crown Court later this month.

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Teenager charged with Southport murder

The body of Clancy Durkin was found at an address in Guilford Rd on Tuesday Credit: Merseyside Police

A 19-year-old has been charged with the murder of 55-year-old Clancy Durkin in Southport.

Emergency services were called to Guildford Road in Southport to reports that a body of a woman had been found.

Officers discovered the body of 55-year-old Clancy Durkin.

A post-mortem found that she died as a result of asphyxiation.

19 year old Rebecca Durkin of Guildford Road, Southport has been charged with murder.

She'll appear at South Sefton Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

Detectives issue picture of murder victim

Colleagues say Clancy was hard working and will be sadly missed Credit: Merseyside Police

Police have issue a picture of a 55 year old woman found dead in Southport.

The body of Clancy Durkin was discovered inside a property on Guildford Road on Tuesday.

Staff who worked with her at Southport and Formby District General Hospital say

“Clancy was a lovely person and a joy to work with. She was hard-working,

and someone who looked after her colleagues and made everyone welcome.

She will be sadly missed.”

A 19-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody.

Detectives are treating the death as murder and say an investigation into the full circumstances of the incident is on-going.

Woman found dead in Southport identified

Police are questioning a 19 year old woman on suspicion of murder Credit: PA

Police have identified a 55-year-old woman found dead in Southport yesterday. The body of Clancy Durkin was discovered inside a property on Guildford Road. A 19-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody.