West Midlands Police issue statement after woman's body found at Netherton Reservoir

-Credit: (Image: Google Street)
-Credit: (Image: Google Street)


West Midlands Police is not treating a woman's death as suspicious after her body was pulled from a Black Country reservoir. Emergency crews were called to the scene after a body was spotted in the water at Netherton Reservoir in Dudley yesterday morning on Tuesday, May 28, near Highbridge Road.

West Midlands Police (WMP) said it was called shortly before 8.15am and launched an investigation after the body of a woman had been discovered. West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) was called at 10.36am and sent an ambulance, paramedic officer, critical care paramedic and the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team (HART).

A WMAS spokesperson said: "On arrival, a woman was pulled from the water. Sadly, it quickly became clear she could not be saved and was confirmed dead at the scene."

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In an update issued today, a spokesperson for WMP said: "The woman found has been identified and her family informed. Officers are satisfied there are no suspicious circumstances and the matter has been referred to the coroner."