Police probe starts as woman's body is found in canal at Kildwick

Police are investigating the discovery of the woman's body

Police are investigating the discovery of the woman's body

First published in News Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Photograph of the Author by , Skipton Reporter

The body of a woman has been found today in the canal at Kildwick, near Skipton.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said: “Officers were called by a member of the public at 7.15am to the canal in Kildwick, reporting that they had seen a body in the water.

“On arrival they located a body, which appears to be that of a woman.”

She was pronounced dead by paramedics.

The spokesman added: “A police investigation has begun to identify the person and how they came to be in the water.

“The inquiry is at a very early stage and we are not yet able to give any further details.”

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