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Ellen Higginbottom

Ellen Higginbottom

Ellen with a lamb

Ellen with a lamb

Ellen Higginbottom (December 5 - June 2017) was an A-Level student at Winstanley College. [undefined] [undefined] [undefined]

Life and Activities

She was in relationship with Ryan Warren.

Her college bosses remember Ellen as being a young wonderful woman.


Disappearance & Death

At 7.20 p.m. local time, Ellen's family reported her missing after she failed to come home from Winstanley College. Friends stated they last saw her leaving college at 1pm. [undefined] [undefined] [undefined]

Greater Manchester Police found her body at around 2.30am on Saturday, June 17, 2017, seven hours after she was reported missing in Orrell Water Park, Wigan. [undefined] [undefined] [undefined]


Police stated there was a report that two young women were followed by two men in the area where her body was found.

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Post-mortem tests found that Ellen had been killed by multiple wounds to the neck. [undefined] [undefined]

An unidentified 47-year-old man of the Billinge area has been arrested on suspicion of murder. [undefined] [undefined] Authorities are also investigating if Ellen had been sexually assaulted. [undefined] [undefined]

A second man, aged 51, was arrested in Preston, Lancashire on June 18, 2017. [undefined]


Citation Linkfacebook.comEllen Higginbottom on Facebook
Jun 18, 2017, 10:54 PM
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Citation Linkbbc.co.ukHer background
Jun 18, 2017, 10:55 PM
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Jun 18, 2017, 10:58 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPictured in March 2016
Jun 18, 2017, 10:59 PM
Citation Linkmanchestereveningnews.co.ukFound in Orrell Water Park, Wigan
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Citation Linknews.sky.com2 men arrested
Jun 19, 2017, 8:41 AM
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