Body found in South Ribble field

The body of a man has been found in a field in Longton, say police.

Officers were called to the scene just off Chapel Lane, near to a local primary school at around 7.45pm on Tuesday, July 17.

Police were called to scene on Tuesday evening

Police were called to scene on Tuesday evening

Police say the death is not being treated as suspicious.

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A police spokesman said: "We were called to reports that a man's body had been found in a field off Chapel Lane.

"Officers and paramedics attended but sadly, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

"The man has not yet been formally identified."

Police say a file has been passed to the coroner.

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