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Police cordon off Preston Docks after body found

Posted on - 29th March, 2016 - 4:36pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, News, Riversway
Preston Docks on Tuesday afternoon

Preston Docks on Tuesday afternoon Pic: Shane King

Preston Docks has been cordoned off after a body was found in the water.

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Police have been on the scene on Tuesday afternoon after the discovery of a body.

On Tuesday shortly before 5.30pm police confirmed the body was a 59-year-old man.

A police spokeswoman said: “An underwater search team is in attendance to assist with the removal of the body from the water. The body has not yet been identified.”

Eyewitnesses reported a police cordon being in place close to Morrisons on the Docks.

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