Police find body of Burnley man (42)

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A Burnley man was found in a badly decomposed state – two months after threatening to kill himself.

Mr Lee Spencer (42), who had a history of depression, was last seen on February 12th when he told his ex-girlfriend he was going to kill himself. Police were assured by Mr Spencer he had no intention.

He was discovered at his home in Parliament Street, Burnley Wood, with a ligature round his neck on April 13th by police. An inquest will be held on July 12th.