Death of man in public toilet ‘not suspicious’

Police were called to Cocker Square following reports that a man had been found dead inside the public toilets.
Police were called to Cocker Square following reports that a man had been found dead inside the public toilets.
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A man was found dead in a public toilet in Blackpool, police have confirmed.

The 32-year-old was discovered by a member of the public who called police on Monday.

A Lancashire Police spokesman today confirmed the body had been recovered from the public toilet on Cocker Square and the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Police had been unable to give details of the incident when first contacted by The Gazette on Monday.

Witnesses reported seeing a heavy police presence in the area, including crime scene investigators, during the early afternoon.

Following an investigation, police have ruled out foul play and say the coroner has ben informed of the death.

The police spokesman added: “Police were called shortly after 1.30pm on Monday following reports that a man had been found deceased inside the public toilets on Cocker Square in Blackpool.

“Officers attended and found the body of a 32-year-old man. His death is not being treated as suspicious and a file has been passed to the coroner.”