Tragic death of Fleetwood teen

A teenage boy has sadly died after he was found hanging at a property in Fleetwood, say police.

Monday, 22nd May 2017, 9:40 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:51 pm
Officers were called to an address on Medlock Avenue

Officers were called to reports that a "boy had been found hanging" at an address on Medlock Avenue at around 5pm on Thursday May 18.

The 15-year-old, who has been named on social media as Keelan Groves, was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital and later transferred to Manchester Children's Hospital where he died several days later.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "We were called by ambulance services last Thursday to reports that a boy had been found hanging.

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"The boy was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital and transferred to Manchester Children's Hospital.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious."

Enquiries are on-going.