Reservoir fall OAP named

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A SHEFFIELD pensioner who died after falling into a reservoir has been named.

Betty Ailsa Moore, aged 88, of Oak Apple Walk, Stannington, was walking with a friend when she fell into Agden Reservoir, close to the village of Bradfield,

Mrs Moore’s friend - a woman in her 60s - went into the water to try and pull her to safety but when paramedics arrived she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her friend was taken to the Northern General Hospital for treatment for hypothermia and later released.

An inquest has been opened and adjourned pending further enquiries.