Outpouring of sadness for woman found in the Mersey on sad day for Liverpool

There has been an outpouring of sadness following the death of a woman who was rescued from the River Mersey.

A woman in her 30s was pulled from the Mersey at Pier Head at around 6.10am today. She was taken straight to hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police have said they are now in the process of formally identifying the woman and informing her next of kin.

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Now ECHO readers have expressed their dismay at the news which came hours after the death of Liverpool schoolgirl Ava White. The two incidents are not linked.

Margaret Ryan said: "Awful, heartbreaking, sincere condolences to her family."

Kerry Marie Smith said: "So sad may she rest in peace."

Ruth Strong said: "Rest in peace god bless you my thoughts are with your family."

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Dawn Fumagalli said: "Another sad story within our city."

Ann Taylor said: "Omg that lil girl now this poor lady RIP to both."

Grace Owens said: "So sad first young girl and now this woman."

Jan Hyams said: "How sad sleep peacefully God bless you and your family."

Police released a statement earlier today which read: "We can confirm that officers were called to the Pier Head in Liverpool at around 6.10am today, Friday 26th November, following reports of concern for the safety of a woman in the river.

"Emergency services attended at the scene. A woman in her 30s was removed from the water and taken to hospital where it was confirmed she had sadly passed away.

"Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and we are in the process of formally identifying the woman and informing her next of kin.

"Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC quoting log 123 of 26th November."

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