Body found in South Ribble field

The body of a man has been found in a field in Longton, say police.

Wednesday, 18th July 2018, 8:41 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th July 2018, 11:17 am
Police were called to scene on Tuesday evening

Officers were called to the scene just off Chapel Lane, near to a local primary school at around 7.45pm on Tuesday, July 17.

Police say the death is not being treated as suspicious.

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Police were called to scene on Tuesday evening

A police spokesman said: "We were called to reports that a man's body had been found in a field off Chapel Lane.

"Officers and paramedics attended but sadly, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

"The man has not yet been formally identified."

Police say a file has been passed to the coroner.

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