Latest: Body on beach is identified

The body of a man found washed up on a beach near Fleetwood has been identified.

Monday, 10th April 2017, 8:30 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:52 pm
The man's body has now been identified.

The breakthrough came after detectives appealed to The Gazette's readers to help identify the man, who was seen in the water off Rossall beach at around 8am on Friday.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "Further to our earlier appeal, the body found at Rossall has been identified as a 58-year-old man from Cleveleys."

His family have been informed.

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The man's death is not being treated as suspicious.

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