A body found on railway line near Southport has been confirmed to be that of a 15-year-old girl.
She was confirmed as dead at the scene by paramedics who attended the scene .
A BTP spokesperson said “Officers were called to New Lane Station in between Southport and Burscough at 1.42pm on 26 September following reports of a casualty on the tracks.
“Paramedics also attended however sadly a 15-year-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene.
"Her family have been informed.
“The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”