LiveLive updates after tragic death of woman in Chesterfield

Police are continuing to investigate after a woman sadly died in Duckmanton.

Friday, 18th June 2021, 7:04 pm

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Police have shut off a number of roads in the Duckmanton area this morning due to an ongoing incident.
Police have shut off a number of roads in the Duckmanton area this morning due to an ongoing incident.

Live updates after tragic death of woman in Chesterfield

Last updated: Friday, 18 June, 2021, 20:23

    Tributes pour in for woman after tragic death

    Chesterfield police incident: Tributes pour in for woman who died in Duckmanton field

    Tributes are pouring in after the tragic death of a woman in Duckmanton

    Officers ‘not looking for anyone else in connection with incident'

    A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said: “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.”

    Derbyshire police issue statement

    Chesterfield police incident: Officers confirm woman died in Duckmanton field as investigation continues

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

    Everything we know so far

    All we know so far about ongoing police incident in Chesterfield as residents speak of shock at 'horrible rumours'

    A number of roads remain closed and residents have spoken of their shock at ‘what sounds like a really nasty crime’ in Duckmanton today.

    ‘No further threat to public safety’ as police speak to families of those affected

    Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has tweeted confirming that there is ‘no further threat to public safety’ following the incident in Duckmanton that caused several roads to be shut off.

    Rectory Road has now been reopened but other key routes are still closed.

    Police are also apparently in communication with the families of those affected, while we still do not know the nature of the incident.

    Rectory Road in Duckmanton reopened by police following ‘serious incident'

    Officers have opened Rectory Road in Duckmanton this afternoon after it was closed this morning following a ‘serious incident’.

    Rectory Road has been reopened.

    But other roads in the Derbyshire village still remain shut off as police continue to investigate what happened.

    Roads still shut as police investigation into incident remains ongoing

    Police vans remain on the scene following an incident near Duckmanton.

    Images from the scene show a driver being turned away after several roads in the neighbourhood are still closed.

    Chesterfield residents' shock at 'what sounds like a really bad crime'

    Roads are still shut in Duckmanton.

    Residents have told of their shock at ‘what sounds like a really nasty crime’ in Duckmanton.

    Read the full story here.

    Images from the cordon on Rectory Road

    A police van remains on the scene in Duckmanton.

    WATCH: DT reporter Michael Broomhead reports live from scene of closures in Duckmanton

    People left in the dark as they wait to hear nature of ongoing incident that caused closures

    Residents in Duckmanton have said how they are still waiting to hear ‘for definite’ about what has happened in the area.

    The scene in Duckmanton after a number of roads have been shut off.

    Residents share how they have heard ‘horrible rumours’ about incident

    ‘Huge’ cordon in place around Duckmanton

    There is a huge cordon in place around Duckmanton as officers remain in attendance.

    We are still waiting for police to release more details about the incident.

    Live from the scene

    Roads are still shut off in Duckmanton as officers remain at the scene following an earlier incident.

    Police cars in attendance as large area shut off

    Police car next to a road closure sign in Duckmanton.

    Derbyshire Times reporter Michael Broomhead is at the scene in Duckmanton as police are still yet to release details of the incident that has caused major road closures.

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