Police name woman who fell to her death from a bridge over the A50

POLICE have named the woman who fell to her death from a bridge over the A50 in Stoke-on-Trent on Monday night.

She was 34-year-old Stephanie Housley, from Meir, who was pronounced dead at the scene pf the incident, which happened between Meir and Meir Park.

Police initially believed she had been struck by a vehicle but subsequent inquiries have revealed this was not so.

The A50 was closed for several hours while police carried out an investigation at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101.