Halifax streets closed after woman falls from building

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PART of Halifax was cordoned off this afternoon after a woman died in a fall from a building.

Range Lane in the Boothtown area was cordoned off as police and paramedics were called in, just after lunchtime.

Chief Inspector Viv Cutbill of Calderdale Police, said: “Police were called to Range Lane, Halifax, to reports of concern for the safety of a woman.

“Shortly afterwards officers were informed by the ambulance service that a woman had fallen from the building and was in a serious condition.

“The road was closed as officers secured the scene and to ensure no-one else was injured.

“Unfortunately the lady since died and an investigation into the incident has now started.”