Man found dead and woman seriously injured after 'disturbance' at Blackpool flat

The body of a man in his 30s was found by police at a Mereside flat yesterday following reports of a disturbance there.

Tuesday, 3rd August 2021, 3:37 pm
Updated Tuesday, 3rd August 2021, 3:38 pm
Police at the scene today, August 3

Officers were called around midnight on Monday, August 2, to the flat on Mickleden Road, Blackpool. The man was found and pronounced dead at the scene.

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A 35-year-old woman was also found at the property with serious head injuries, and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment. She remains in a stable condition.

A post-mortem was carried out on the man, though police say further tests are required to establish the cause of his death.

They said: "The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time and a file will be passed to the coroner in due course."