Police investigation after body found in canal in Burnley

The body of a man has been found in the ‘straight mile’ section of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.

By John Deehan
Saturday, 4th January 2020, 8:52 pm
A police investigation has been launched
A police investigation has been launched

Officers were called at around 8-55am today to reports a body had been found in the canal close to Yorkshire Street.

Emergency services attended with the body of a man recovered from the water.

Enquiries are ongoing to identify him.

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The death is currently being treated as unexplained and an investigation is under way.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 0377 of January 4.