'Body' recovered from Preston Docks as police launch investigation

A body has reportedly been discovered in Preston Docks, police have confirmed.

By Sean Gleaves
Wednesday, 7th October 2020, 1:16 pm

Police rushed to Preston Docks, off Mariners Way, following reports a body had been found in the water at around 9am today (October 7).

There was a large police presence in the area, with ambulance crews and firefighters also on the scene.

Officers have confirmed an investigation is now underway.

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Officers rushed to Mariner’s Way following reports a body had been found.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "We were called at shortly after 9am today (Wednesday, October 7) to a report of a body in the water at the docks on Mariners Way in Preston.

"Police are at the scene and enquiries are ongoing."

More to follow....