Body of missing Lancaster man found in River Lune

The body of a man who went missing in the Conder Green area has sadly been found in the River Lune.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 31st May 2017, 3:10 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 8:51 pm
Ben Heron.
Ben Heron.

Benjamin Heron, 39, from Lancaster, was reported missing on April 26.

His body was discovered at around 10.30am on May 25 in the water close to Sunderland Point.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file has been passed to the coroner.

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Mr Heron’s family are being supported by specially-trained officers and thoughts remain with them at this sad time.

A large-scale search, involving coastguard and police helicopters together with search teams on foot, was launched on April 26 to reports a man had entered the water at Condor Green.

Despite intensive searches at the time Mr Heron was not located.