Man's body pulled from Preston Docks

A man's body has been pulled from the water at Preston Docks.

Tuesday, 26th November 2019, 10:37 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th November 2019, 10:50 am

Police began searching the Docks at around 7pm yesterday (November 25), in response to a concern for safety report.

Water rescue teams entered the water near Lockside Road and divers later recovered a man's body.

Police said the body is that of a man, aged in his 50s, from Penwortham.

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The body of a man in his 50s has been recovered from Preston Docks at around 7.30pm on Monday, November 26

A police spokesman said: "At just after 7pm last night (Monday, November 25) officers have attended Preston Docks in response to a concern for safety of a man in his fifties.

"Sadly, the man was found deceased and recovered from the water.

"There is not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and a file has been prepared for HM Coroner."