Body discovered in water at Worsthorne

A body has been discovered in water near to a beauty spot in Worsthorne.

By Dominic Collis
Friday, 5th April 2019, 10:11 am
Updated Friday, 5th April 2019, 10:14 am
Police were alerted after a body was discovered in Worsthorne
Police were alerted after a body was discovered in Worsthorne

A member of the public alerted police on Thursday afternoon after the discovery in a river or stream close to Hurstwood Hall.

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The body was that of a man believed to be in his fifties.

Det. Insp Mick Johnson said: "Officers attended and confirmed that the male was deceased.

"There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and his family have been informed."