Woman dies after falling from balcony in St Paul's Cathedral

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A woman has died after falling from a balcony in St Paul's Cathedral.

Police were called on Wednesday morning after she dropped 30 metres from the Whispering Gallery to the floor.

First aid trained staff were on the scene immediately and paramedics also attended within minutes but she died at the scene. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Security guards stand outside St Paul's Cathedral Credit: PA