Body of man in his 50s found in alleyway near Blackburn's Wellington Road

The body of a man was found in an alleyway in Blackburn.

By Sean Gleaves
Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 12:32 pm
Updated Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 12:33 pm

Police were called to a report of a sudden death in Wellington Road at around 5.30am on Tuesday (June 21).

The body of a man, believed to be in his 50s, was found in an alleyway when officers arrived.

“He was sadly pronounced dead at the scene,” a spokesman for Lancashire Police said.

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The body of a man was found near Wellington Road in Blackburn (Credit: Google)

“The death is not believed to be suspicious and a file will be passed to the coroner in due course.”

A cordon was put in place following the discovery but was reportedly lifted at approximately 10.30am.

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