Patient found hanged at A&E

Royal Blackburn Hospital.
Royal Blackburn Hospital.

A Burnley woman was found hanged in the emergency department at Royal Blackburn Hospital yesterday.

The 42-year-old woman was found shortly before 1am.

A spokesman for Lancashire Constabulary said: “Police were called around 1am on Tuesday to a report that a 42-year-old woman had been found hanging. The death is not being treated as suspicious.”