Arrest made after Blackpool man’s death sparks police probe

Arrest: 46-year-old man in connection with the incident
Arrest: 46-year-old man in connection with the incident
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Police investigating the death of a man at a home in Blackpool have arrested a 46-year-old in connection with the incident.

Police investigating the death of a man at a home in Blackpool have arrested a 46-year-old in connection with the incident.

As reported in Saturday’s Gazette, officers launched an investigation on Friday after the discovery of the body of a man in his 50s at a property in Central Drive.

Police say the death is currently being treated as “unexplained.”

Officers and paramedics were called to the scene just before 4pm on Friday, where they found the man’s body inside a property.

Detectives say they are now making efforts to contact his next of kin.

A 46-year-old man, from Blackpool, has been arrested on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly and being concerned in the supply of heroin.