UPDATE: Katie Rimmer with her two children Ryan and Chloe

A Southport family has been left devastated after the death of a mother of two young children, who was found inside her home with serious head injuries.

Katie Rimmer, lived on Bretton Fold in Meols Cop with her daughter Chloe son Ryan and husband of just two months, Mr Shaun Rimmer.

Katie(33) died Tuesday at Royal Preston Hospital surrounded by loved ones after being admitted on Sunday in a critical condition by air ambulance from KGV field.

Merseyside Police said they were called at approximately 2.40pm on Sunday to the property and confirmed they are currently questioning a 49-year-old man in relation to her death who was initially arrested on suspicion of assault.

A post-mortem carried out  found that  Katie died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head consistent with a fall.

OTSnews spoke with a family friend, she said

I am really shocked saddened and to hear about her death.”

“Police are currently investigating and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone who has any information about the incident is asked to call Sefton CID on 0151 777 3082 , or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 .

Southport woman remains on life support machine

The emergency services were called to Bretton Fold, Southport, on Sunday morning 30th November 2014) following an emergency call.

They arrived on scene within minutes to find a woman inside the house with serious head injuries.

She was immediately was rushed to hospital then later transferred to Preston Royal Hospital where she remains in a critical condition on a life support machine.

A man remains in custody helping police with their enquiries.

UPDATE to appear later…………..

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