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Girl, 14, found hanged in Heysham village

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A 14-year-old girl died after being found hanged at Heysham Barrows on Saturday evening.

Police were called to the scene, off Main Street, Heysham, shortly after 10pm after members of the public reported seeing the body of a young female in a wooded area.

Officers carried out CPR and paramedics attended but the girl, from Barrow, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her family has been notified and a file passed to the coroner.