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Villagers quizzed over moors body
An e-fit of the woman found dead in the stream
Police released an e-fit of the dead woman
Police investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a Pennine Way stream are interviewing residents living near the spot this weekend.

The unidentified body was found in the Pen-y-Ghent area near the village of Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire, on 20 September.

Despite releasing an e-fit picture of the woman no-one has come forward to put a name to the face.

Detectives believe she was aged between 16 and 32 and may have been married.

Dedicated inquiry

North Yorkshire Police are still waiting on the results of forensic tests to establish the cause of death.

Walkers found the body near the entrance to Sell Gill Hole, which is passed by ramblers every weekend.

Officers are set to visit homes in the surrounding area to ask residents for information that could help.

Ch Insp Tad Nowakowski, said: "A team of officers is now dedicated to this investigation, a measure of the importance we place on establishing the identity of this unfortunate young woman.

"We have two questions to ask people - do you know this woman, and, if not, did you see her in the Pen-y-Ghent area in the three weeks up to 20 September?"

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