UPDATE: Blackpool beach body find ‘not suspicious’

Emergency services on the beach. PIC: Gavin Stanfield
Emergency services on the beach. PIC: Gavin Stanfield

Police are not treating the discovery of a body on Blackpool beach as suspicious.

Officers were called to the beach, opposite Blackpool Tower, at around 4pm on Tuesday, following a call from a member of the public.

The man’s body was removed with assistance from the Coastguard.

Work continues to identify the man and to piece together how he came to be discovered on the sands.