BREAKING NEWS: Police identify man found on beach

Police have identified a man whose body was found on Blackpool Beach.

Thursday, 4th August 2016, 11:05 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:03 pm
Emergency services on the beach. PIC: Gavin Stanfield

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

Detectives today said they had been able to confirm the man’s identity and were in the process of informing his family.