Can you help police trace final movements of tragic Retford woman?

Gayle Carter died on Tuesday night.
Gayle Carter died on Tuesday night.

Police investigating the death of a Retford woman who was struck by a train are appealing for help to trace her final movements.

Gayle Carter, 29, of Ordsall, was found at 10.30pm on Tuesday after being struck by a train near Babworth Road overbridge, Retford.

She was pronounced dead at the scene and at this stage, her death is not being treated as suspicious.

The last contact with her was at around 7pm that day and British Transport Police are now trying to find out what happened in the hours before Gayle's death so they can give her loved ones as much information as possible about how she died..

Detective Constable Ian Grice said: "We know she was seen at around 7pm at her home address before a final sighting near the railway line at Babworth.

"Gayle's family have released a photo and are appealing for anyone who may have seen her from 7pm on Tuesday onwards to come forward.

“I would urge anyone who can help us give them the answers they need to contact us.”

In a statement, Gayle’s father Gary, asked for privacy and said the family were devastated after 'the sad loss of our loving daughter'.

Anyone with information can call BTP on 0800 40 50 40 or text the force on 61016 quoting reference 323 of 8/4/2016.

Alternatively, information can also be given to the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.