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Police in Chorlton find body of elderly woman in River Mersey

River Mersey, Chorlton Image copyright Google
Image caption Officers made the discovery at the River Mersey in Chorlton

The body of an elderly woman has been found in a river in Manchester.

Police made the discovery in the River Mersey in Chorlton, close to Darley Avenue and Barlow Moor Road, at about 09:45 GMT.

Officers were working to identify the victim and inform her family.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and police believe the woman may have suffered medical complications.

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