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Aqueduct Street death ‘not suspicious’ say police

Posted on - 15th September, 2017 - 8:56pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, News, Tulketh
The police cordon in place during Friday morning Pic: Stephen Courtney/Preston Chatterbox
The police cordon in place during Friday morning Pic: Stephen Courtney/Preston Chatterbox

There are no suspicious circumstances about a man’s death near the Lancaster Canal in Preston.

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Preston Police have concluded their investigation after a Preston man in his 40s was found in the early hours of Friday morning.

Early morning drivers saw the area where the canal meets Aqueduct Street, Ashton-on-Ribble, near the Kirkham funeral parlour taped off.

Officers were called shortly after 2.30am on Friday (15 September) by the North West Ambulance Service.

They were treating a man and he was taken to Royal Preston Hospital.

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He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital and died at 3.15am.

A police spokesman confirmed the death is no longer being treated as suspicious. A file will be passed to the coroner in due course.

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