Update: Death of Keighley woman ‘tragic accident’

Detectives investigating the death of a woman in Keighley have confirmed it is not being treated as suspicious.

Monday, 27th April 2015, 6:18 pm

Officers were called by the ambulance service to Vernon Court, Keighley at about 3.55pm yesterday after a member of the public found the body of a woman in bushes at the rear of properties there.

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The woman is believed to be aged around 60 and from the local area.

Detective Chief Inspector Steve Snow, of West Yorkshire Police’s Homicide and Major Enquiry Team, said: “A post-mortem examination has been completed and has confirmed this death was not suspicious.

“This appears to have been a tragic accident and a file will now be passed to the Coroner for further investigation.”