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.


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.