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Body recovered from the River Ribble at Avenham Park

Posted on - 23rd August, 2013 - 3:53pm | Author - | Posted in - Avenham, News, Preston City Centre

A body has been recovered from the River Ribble.

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Police and other emergency services have been on the riverbank at Avenham Park since just before 3pm according to an eyewitness.

Lancashire Police confirmed a body was recovered from the water at around 3.30pm.

They have launched an investigation. No further details have been released.

An eyewitness said: “Police on the riverbank. Helicopter, paramedic car, boat, fire brigade and ambulance all at the scene.”

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