Southport death: Clancy Durkin, 55, died from 'asphyxiation'
A woman found dead in Southport died from asphyxiation, a post-mortem examination has found.
The body of 55-year-old Clancy Durkin was discovered by police at the property on Guildford Road on Tuesday morning.
A 19-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody.
Ms Durkin's colleagues paid tribute and said she was a "lovely person" and "hard working".
Lynne Shaw, site services manager for Southport and Formby District General Hospital, said: "Clancy was a lovely person and a joy to work with.
"She was hard-working, and someone who looked after her colleagues and made everyone welcome. She will be sadly missed.
"Clancy joined the Trust in 2011 initially as a catering assistant before becoming a domestic assistant, mostly recently on ward 15B at Southport hospital," she added.