Woman 'found dead at Preston bus station'

A woman has died following an incident at Preston Bus Station, police have confirmed this evening.

Saturday, 18th February 2017, 8:07 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 9:20 am

Officers were called to the building at 5.20pm amid reports the woman had fallen from the roof of the station's car park.

"Emergency services attended and found the body of a woman thought to be in her 60s close to the central bus station," a spokeswoman for Lancashire Police said in a statement.

"She has yet to be identified, however her death is not being treated as suspicious.

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"A post mortem examination will be carried out in due course."

In September, a 49-year-old woman died after falling from the top of the Grade II listed building, leading to calls for the top level of the car park to be fenced off.