Probe after body found at derelict resort pub

The Dinmore pub, Dinmore Ave, Grange Park.

The Dinmore pub, Dinmore Ave, Grange Park.

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A police investigation has been launched after a body was discovered in a derelict Blackpool pub.

The body of the man was found at The Dinmore pub, on the Grange Park estate, yesterday when an official went to the premises to read a meter.

The body was removed from the building at around 2pm and taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

It is understood it may have been at the premises for some time.

Police today said the death is being treated as “unexplained”.

It is believed one line of inquiry is that the man may broken into the building.

Police said the man’s identity has not yet been established.

The Dinmore, on Dinmore Avenue, closed during the summer, and has been left in an unsafe state inside.

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