Man's body found in River Ribble
Emergency services were called to the river close to Holme Road at around 5.55pm on Wednesday September 6.
A spokesman for the police said: "We were called yesterday to reports the body of a man had been found in the River Ribble.
"We attended and sadly recovered the body of a 79-year-old man from Preston."
Police have confirmed that the man's death is not being treated as suspicious and his next of kin have been made aware.
A file will be passed to the Coroner.