BREAKING: Body found on beach

The body of a man has been found on Blackpool beach.

Tuesday, 2nd August 2016, 7:13 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:47 pm
Emergency services on the beach. PIC: Gavin Stanfield

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

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A police spokesman said: “We were called just after 4pm to a report that the body of a man had been found on Blackpool beach.

“Further inquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the man and the circumstances.”

Police have no further details as yet – more to follow.