Police were called to Hazelhurst Road at 8am yesterday (July 18) after a member of the public found a man unresponsive in ginnel between two homes.
The ambulance service attended, but the man, aged in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police described the death as 'sudden', but confirmed that the cause is not being treated as suspicious.
"We attended Hazelhurst Road in Ribbleton and sadly found the body of a man aged in his 30s in a ginnel between two houses.
"His death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be passed to HM Coroner."