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Police investigate unexplained death, St Austell

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Woman named by police

Police are continuing to investigate the death of a 19-year-old woman in St Austell.

Emergency services were called to the property on Albert Road at around 1pm on Sunday 22 March following report of concerns for the welfare of a woman within the address.

19-year-old Hanna Knowles was sadly confirmed deceased at the scene.

Today, Hanna’s family have paid tribute to the ‘devoted mum’: “Hanna Knowles passed away peacefully at home in St Austell on 22nd March aged only 19. She was a devoted mum of Ziggy and Dylan, much loved daughter of Tracey and Rob and a dearly loved sister of Leah, Jamie and Danni. She will be greatly missed by all family and friends.”

Police enquiries remain ongoing to establish the cause of Hanna’s death.

Anyone with information which may assist the investigation is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 242 22/3/20.

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