Body of missing man found in Preston

A body found in Preston Docks yesterday (Sunday, March 29th) has been identified as a missing man.

By Iain Lynn
Monday, 30th March 2020, 10:15 pm

Police were called at around 1:40pm yesterday afternoon to the report that a body had been seen in the water.

Whilst he has yet to be formally identified, Preston poilce believe it to be Shaun Horan, 48, who was last seen at Mariner’s Way, Preston on Monday, February 3rd.

This is close to where his body was recovered.

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Shaun Horan

Shaun’s family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

The discovery is not thought to be suspicious.

DI Paul Whitehead from Preston Police said: “Sadly we can no confirm that the person found at the docks yesterday is Shaun. My thoughts are with his family at this extremely difficult time.

“I would like to say a huge thanks to everyone who responded to our previous appeals in our search to find Shaun. I am sure that in spite of this sad result, this has provided his family with some comfort.”

A file has been passed to HM Coroner.

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