Suspected body recovered from River Wyre in Thornton

Emergency services were called to the River Wyre in Thornton today and recovered what is believed to be a body from the River Wyre.

Thursday, 19th December 2019, 3:27 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th December 2019, 4:32 pm

Fleetwood and Knott End Coastguards, Fleetwood Lifeboat and a police helicopter were called to the scene at around 11am this morning.

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They recovered an item from the water, opposite the former ICI site, and brought it back to the Fleetwood Lifeboat station.

Lancashire Police have not yet confirmed the situation.

A police helicopter joined RNLI and coastguards after reports of a body in the River Wyre at Thornton