Girl, 14, found hanged in Heysham village

A 14-year-old girl died after being found hanged at Heysham Barrows on Saturday evening.

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Police were called to the scene, off Main Street, Heysham, shortly after 10pm after members of the public reported seeing the body of a young female in a wooded area.

Officers carried out CPR and paramedics attended but the girl, from Barrow, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her family has been notified and a file passed to the coroner.