Body of missing Preston man found near Alston Lane

The body of a missing man, believed to be John Rigby, 37, was recovered yesterday (Tuesday, November 26) close to Alston Lane.

By Sean Gleaves
Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 11:34 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 11:37 am

John Rigby, 37, was last seen around 1pm on Monday (November 25) on Alston Lane with his dog - a Jack Russell named Pip.

Following extensive searches, police yesterday (Tuesday, November 26) recovered a body close to Alston Lane.

While formal identification has yet to be carried out, the body is believed to be that of Mr Rigby. His family have been informed.

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The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Police would like to thank everyone who assisted during the search for John.