Body at Butterley Reservoir is identified

nrhn 191112 the body of a woman in her 40s has been found at Butterley Reservoir.
nrhn 191112 the body of a woman in her 40s has been found at Butterley Reservoir.

Police investigating the circumstances around a woman’s body that was found in a reservoir have released her name.

Joy Wilding,58, of Stanley Avenue, Ripley, was formally identified yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, November 21.

Police were alerted by a dog walker on Monday, November 19 at 7.45am to a body in the open water of the reservoir which is next to Butterley Railway Station, Butterley Hill.

A post mortem examination has been carried out and police are not treating the death as suspicious.