Tributes to Mark Parker who was found dead on the Monument last Saturday June 9th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Mark Parker Homeless man, Mark Parker was described as a “lovable rogue”by the people who knew him. Mark Parker, was found at around 7.10am near to the monument. Police cordoned off a stretch of Lord Street after a member of the public discovered Mark’s body. A police spokesperson said: “At this stage there does not appear to be any suspicious circumstances but the force is currently treating the death as unexplained while investigations continue”. Mark friend said: “Mark was a good man at heart. He is now in a better place”. Mark was a regular visitor Southport Soup Kitchen and a homeless charity Light For Life and is also believed to have received help and support from Christ Church on Lord Street. Justin Dempster, founder of Southport Soup Kitchen, said: “One of our guests Mark Parker was found dead on Lord Street early Saturday morning, while we have no night shelter this has happened before and will happen again. A post-mortem will be conducted to establish the man’s cause of death. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!