Body of man (42) found in Towneley Park

Towneley Hall
Towneley Hall

THE body of a man was found in a tent in Burnley’s Towneley Park.

Mr Shane Flynn (42) was pronounced dead at the Royal Blackburn Hospital following his discovery last Friday.

An inquest was opened and adjourned at Burnley Coroner’s Court following an initial post-mortem examination by pathologist Dr Walid Salman who requested that further tests be made.

Mr Flynn, said by police to be of no fixed abode, was identified by a friend.

East Lancashire Coroner Mr Richard Taylor adjourned the inquest.