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.

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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.