Body recovered from Preston Docks was woman in her 70s

A body pulled from Preston Docks has been identified as a woman in her 70s, police have confirmed.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 4th November 2021, 10:02 am
Updated Thursday, 4th November 2021, 10:11 am

Police were called to the Marina, off Mariners Way, at around 5pm yesterday (Wednesday, November 3).

The body has now been identified as a woman in her 70s.

Her family have been informed and Lancashire Police say her death is not being treated as suspicious.


A spokesman for the force said: “We were called around 5pm yesterday (Wednesday, November 3) to a report of a body in the water at the docks on Mariner’s Way in Preston.

“Emergency services attended the scene and sadly recovered the body of a woman, believed to be in her 70s, from the water.

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

“Our thoughts are with the woman’s family at this sad and difficult time.”