Man’s body found in park

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A man’s body has been found in woodland in Stanley Park

The man’s body was found in the park close to the golf course opposite Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

It is currently being treated as “unexplained”.

Police have taken the body away for further investigations.

The area has been sealed off.

Det Insp Gareth Willis is leading the enquiry.

A police spokesman said: “Police were called at shortly before noon on Monday following the discovery of a man’s body in undergrowth on Stanley Park Golf Course, off East Drive, Blackpool. An investigation has been launched and inquiries are underway to try to identify the man.

“The death is currently being treated as unexplained.”