UPDATED: Woman’s body found at Ripon property

Kirkgate in Ripon.
Kirkgate in Ripon.

The body of a woman in her fifties has been found at a property in Ripon.

The police received a call on Tuesday, May 5, at around 4.50pm after concerns were raised that the woman – who lived at the property – had not been seen for several days.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said: “Officers attended the property where they sadly found the body of a woman in her fifties.

“Her death is being treated as unexplained pending the results of a post mortem.”