Chesterfield police incident: Officers confirm woman died in Duckmanton field as investigation continues amid 'horrible rumours'

Police have this evening confirmed a woman died in a Duckmanton field as investigations continue into the incident.

Friday, 18th June 2021, 5:26 pm
Updated Friday, 18th June 2021, 6:23 pm

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said officers were supporting the family but they were unable to release further information at this time.

“An investigation is continuing in the Duckmanton area this evening after a woman was found injured in a field near to Staveley Road,” a statement said.

“Paramedics attended and the woman sadly died at the scene.

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Police have confirmed a woman died in a field at Duckmanton.
Police have confirmed a woman died in a field at Duckmanton.

“Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident but will remain in the area while enquiries take place and for community reassurance.

“The woman’s family are aware and specially trained officers are supporting them. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

“We are not able to release further information at this time due to investigative reasons but will give an update as soon as we are able to.”

Officers said they would ‘remain in the area for some time’ following a the incident which occurred earlier today (Friday, June 18).

One said: “We’ve heard some pretty horrible rumours but we don’t know what’s happened for definite.”

Another said: “The police helicopter was circling the area at one point.

“It sounds like a really bad crime.”

Anyone with any information relating to the death is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 21*000338849.

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