Woman in her 20s found dead in canal at Tottenham Lock


he body of a woman has been pulled from a canal near Tottenham Lock.

The victim, in her 20s, was discovered in the water near Ferry Lane in north London at 2.20am on Friday.

Police have cordoned off the canal towpath as they investigate the “unexpected” death.

Barney Davis

A Met spokesman said: “Police were called at approximately 02:20hrs on Friday, 11 November to reports of a woman believed to have entered the water at Tottenham Lock, near Ferry Lane, N17.

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“Officers, London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service attended.

“The body of a woman, believed aged in her 20s, was recovered from the water – she was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries are ongoing to inform her next of kin.

“The death is being treated as unexpected but after an initial investigation it is not being treated as suspicious.”

The body was discovered on the same stretch of water where Lamont Roper, a black man who drowned during a police pursuit, was found.


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