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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.

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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.

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