Man found hanging in park

A man was found hanged near to a busy park in Preston today.

Tuesday, 27th June 2017, 5:06 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:47 am
South Meadow Lane entrance to Avenham Park
South Meadow Lane entrance to Avenham Park

Police say they found the body of a male after being called to South Meadow Lane, close to Avenham Park this morning.

A spokesman said: “We were called at around 10.45am today to South Meadow Lane, Preston, to reports the body of a man had been found hanging.

“The man is yet to be formally identified.

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“His death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.”

Witnesses said the body remained at the scene for some time before being removed by undertakers.