The family of a woman who fell to her death from a railway bridge in St Austell have paid tribute to a "loving, caring and thoughtful daughter".

Tamsin Dolamore, 24, was taken to hospital after falling from the bridge in North Street just before midnight on Monday.

Police and ambulance attended and the 24-year-old woman was taken to hospital. However, she died in hospital on Tuesday night.

Following her death her family rleased the following statement.

"Tamsin was a kind, loving, caring and thoughtful daughter who will be missed by us all.

"We would like to thank everyone for the kind messages of support since we learned of Tamsin's sudden death and we would like to thank the emergency services for their efforts at the scene and the medical staff at Treliske Hospital and Derriford Hospital for all their efforts."

British Transport Police are appealing information in relation to the death of Tamsin following the fall onto the railway near St Austell station.

The incident happened shortly before midnight on Monday (8 January). BTP officers were called to reports that a woman had fallen from a bridge in North Street.

Detectives are now investigating the circumstances which led to the her falling from the bridge.

Anyone who was in the area on Monday night who may have seen or heard anything out of the ordinary is asked to get in touch.

They are particularly appealing for witnesses who may have seen a woman walking along Tremena Road towards the junction of North Street and Menacuddle Hill, and over the railway bridge at North Street between 11.20pm and 11.50pm on Monday.

The woman is 5ft 5 – 5ft 6, medium to large build, with long dark straight hair. She was wearing a purple anorak, blue jeans and distinctive silver glittery high top trainers.

Detective Inspector Jacqueline Thomas from BTP, said: “This was a tragic incident for the family of the woman who sadly died and we have specially trained officers providing them with support.

"It is now vitally important we trace her final movements and I would urge anyone with information to come forward, as soon as possible.”Anyone with any information is asked to contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 561 of 08/01/2018.