TRIBUTES have been paid to a young woman after she died suddenly.

Flowers have been left for Katrina-Frances Fell, from Clitheroe, after her shock death last week.

Friends of the popular 23-year-old, who worked at the Waddington Arms, have also left heartfelt tributes to Katrina on social media.

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Paying tribute to her friend on social media, Blackburn entrepreneur and former Apprentice candidate Camilla Ainsworth said: "There are no words that seem enough. I saw you two weeks ago and you seemed the happiest girl in the world.

Lancashire Telegraph: Katrina-Frances Fell (Picture: Facebook)Katrina-Frances Fell (Picture: Facebook)

"You’ve always had the ability to light up any room, make anyone laugh. If only you could see how many people loved you so deeply Katrina."

Police found a body at 9.30am on Friday in woods near Waddow Hall, Waddington Road.

She was taken by ambulance to Royal Blackburn Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

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Her death is not being treated as suspicious.

Friends and family have left flowers at the scene.

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Elle Ofoluwa, 18, who worked with Katrina at the Waddington Arms, said: "Katrina was in the pub on Thursday and seemed her normal, bubbly, lovely self.

"You never really know what’s going through someone's head.

"Everyone loved her, she was well-loved in the Ribble Valley."

A police spokesman said: "Police were contacted by the ambulance service at shortly after 9.30am on Friday to a report that the body of a woman had been found in a wooded area near Waddow Hall, Waddington Road, Clitheroe.

"The woman was taken by ambulance to the Royal Blackburn Hospital where she was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.

"Her next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this time.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for HM Coroner."

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