Police are appealing for the driver of a white saloon taxi to help with enquires after a 26-year-old female, named as Holly Lambert, was found unresponsive and later died in Cumbria.
The woman died after being found in Ulverston in the early hours of Monday 20 February. The woman has this afternoon been formally identified as Holly Lambert.
Holly lived in Ulverston and also had links to Burnley.
Cumbria Police arrested three people in connection with Holly’s death. All three have now been released on bail.
Detectives are appealing for the driver of a white-coloured saloon taxi that passed Coronation Hall onto New Market Street at 1.26am 20 February to contact police as they may be able to help officers with their enquiries.
Officers remain keen to hear from anyone who witnessed what occurred or the moments leading up to it, as well as anyone else with information which may assist detectives.
Holly’s family and her partner released the following tribute today: ‘Holly was the life and soul of the party, lighting up every room she walked into.
‘She had a big heart and loved everyone as everyone who met her loved her.
‘Holly was one of a kind and always made us laugh. She always had a story to tell.
‘Holly will be deeply missed by all of her friends and family, especially mother Stephanie and brother Benjamin.
‘Holly was the most loving and caring person; she was the best person I know. Holly was my best friend, and we were so close for the three years we were together.
‘Holly and I were engaged to be married and were preparing to marry on 5th August 2023. I will miss her terribly every day. Holly I will miss you every day – Your Tigger.’
A Cumbria Police spokesperson said: “Anyone with information relating to this incident can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it , quoting incident number 13 of 20 February 2023. You can also phone on 101.
“Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.”