Canal death woman named


We now able to name the woman who sadly died after being pulled from a canal near Stafford on Tuesday 6 February as Marianne Weaver, aged 63.

Marianne, who was living on a narrow boat in the Mill Lane area of Great Haywood, was rescued from the water by a local resident, but passed away in Royal Stoke University Hospital later the same night.

There are no suspicious circumstances and a report has been compiled for HM Coroner.

Our thoughts are with Marianne’s family and friends at this very sad time.


Sourced from Staffordshire Police