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Man found dead in Preston flat leads to police appeal

Posted on - 13th November, 2023 - 5:58pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News
He had a Yin Yang tattoo Pic: Preston police

Preston police has released an appeal to identify a man who was found dead in his home last week.

Update: Police say they have now traced a next of kin

Police were called to flats on Lancaster Road at just after 10am on November 7 after the man was found deceased inside.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

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The man remains unidentified and is known locally as Matt, is white, 5ft 10ins tall, slim, and aged between 25 and 45 years old.

He has a ginger beard and moustache and receding brown hair.

He also has two distinctive tattoos, one on his right shoulder of an image like a cannabis leaf and on his left shoulder of a yin yang symbol.

He had what is thought to be a cannabis leaf tattoo Pic: Preston police

The man was wearing a yellow metal signet ring on his wedding finger.

He may previously have lived in the Greater Manchester area.

Det Insp Steve Monk, of South CID, said: “Despite our best efforts to try and find out who this man is we still have no identity for him, and I would appeal to anyone who may have known him, or who recognises the tattoos or the signet ring in the images to get in touch.”

He wore a gold signet ring Pic: Preston police

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