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Emergency services presence at Preston Docks as body recovered

Posted on - 7th October, 2020 - 11:33am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston Docks, Preston News, Riversway
There is a large emergency services presence on Mariner’s Way. Pic Credit: Tony Worrall

A body has been found in Preston Docks during Wednesday (7 October) morning.

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Preston Police were called to the scene at around 9am to reports of a body at Mariner’s Way, Ashton-on-Ribble.

There is currently a large presence of emergency services on the scene and enquiries by the police are ongoing.

A police spokesperson told Blog Preston: “We were called at shortly after 9am today (Wednesday, October 7th) to a report of a body in the water at the docks on Mariner’s Way in Preston.

“Police are at the scene and enquiries are ongoing.”

Pictures sent to Blog Preston showed emergency services removing a body from the Docks. We have decided not to publish these out of respect for those involved.

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