Man’s body recovered from lake at Penwortham Golf Club

The body of a man in his 70s has been found in a lake at a golf course in Penwortham today (Friday, April 29).

By Matthew Calderbank
Friday, 29th April 2022, 3:44 pm
Updated Friday, 29th April 2022, 5:13 pm

The man was pronounced dead at the scene after his body was recovered from the water at Penwortham Golf Club, near the River Ribble, shortly before 8am, said police.

The force said his death is not being treated as suspicious.

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A man in his 70s has been pronounced dead after police responded to reports of a body found in a lake at Penwortham Golf Club this morning (Friday, April 29)

A police spokesman said: "We were called at shortly before 8am today (Friday, April 29) to a report the body of a man had been found in water off Fairway in Penwortham.

"Emergency services attended with the man, believed to be in his 70s, sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be passed to the coroner in due course."