Man found hanged at Blackpool Promenade on Mothering Sunday

A male was found hanged on the Promenade in Blackpool in the early hours of this morning.

Sunday, 31st March 2019, 10:31 am
Updated Sunday, 31st March 2019, 11:53 am
The Promenade, Blackpool, close to St Chads Hotel
The Promenade, Blackpool, close to St Chads Hotel

Lancashire Police, who attended the incident at around 12.30am, said the man was from Blackpool.

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A spokesperson said: "Police got there and tried to resuscitate him, got him to hospital but he was pronounced dead."

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It is understood a passer-by spotted the man and alerted police.

The incident happened in the area opposite St Chads Hotel.