Police investigation launched into death of Ribble Valley mum

Investigations launched into sudden death of Ribble Valley mum
Investigations launched into sudden death of Ribble Valley mum

Detectives have launched an investigation after the body of a mother-of-one was found in a field in Langho.

The body of Michelle Hughes was found in a field off Langho Old Road at 10 am on Saturday morning. Police are looking into the "unexplained death" of the 42-year-old, but do not believe it was suspicious.

Police confirmed an inquest into the death is set to open.

A spokesman for Lancashire Constabulary said: "We were contacted at around 10 am on Saturday, January 14th, following a report that a body had been found in a field off Langho Old Road in Langho.

"Emergency Services attended and sadly a woman was found deceased."

"While the death is currently being treated as unexplained, it is not thought to be suspicious."