Woman found dead close to Doncaster town centre tower block

A woman has been found dead in Balby
A woman has been found dead in Balby

A woman has been found dead close to a tower block in Doncaster town centre.

The woman, aged in her 30s, found at Firbeck House on St James Street, Balby Bridge, earlier today.

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Emergency services were alerted at 12.30pm.

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Local residents claim she fell to her death from a height but the circumstances surrounding her death have not yet been released by South Yorkshire Police.

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Police officers are at the scene, which is cordoned off.

Cleveland Street is closed to traffic and pedestrians in both directions between Trafford Way and Balby Road.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "A woman, believed to be in her 30s, has been pronounced deceased at the scene.

"There is currently a police cordon in place and Cleveland Street is closed in both directions from Trafford Way to Balby Road."