A young woman has died after falling from a sixth-floor balcony at a block of flats.
Emergency services were called to Quarry Green Heights on Daleside Road, in Kirkby , after reports that a woman was discovered injured outside one of the high rise buildings.
Fire crews , paramedics and police arrived at around 8. 123 pm on Thursday but the woman was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
The death of the woman, who was in her 50 s, in not thought to be suspicious but a police investigation into the incident is currently ongoing.
A cordon was erected at the scene as forensic officers worked from within an evidence tent outside the flat block.
Merseyside Police confirmed they were in Kirkby yesterday evening (Thursday, 2 April) following the sudden death of a woman.
A spokesperson said: “Officers attended at flats on Quarry Green following reports that a woman had fallen from a sixth-floor balcony at about 8. (pm.)
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News of the woman’s death spread quickly through the close knit Kirkby community and tributes have already started to flood social media.
One woman said: “So so sad and heartbreaking. May they now RIP”
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