Photo: Virginia Street – foot crossing closed off by police  (7.30am)

Body Found under Southport train footbridge

A person has been found dead on the railway track near Southport station.

Police were called to the scene at 6:10am, following reports of a body on the line.

Emergency services attended but sadly the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident is being treated as non-suspicious.

Update: 8:00am

Police have closed off the footbridge between Virginia Street and Asda – reports coming that a person has jumped.

An OTS reader has said: “No trains southport to Manchester, someone jumped from footbridge next to asda, Liverpool trains running fine.

Updates to follow on OTSNews.co.uk

LIVE: Serious incident – Southport train footbridge (7:15am)

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Police have closed off the footbridge between Virginia Street and Asda – reports coming that a person has jumped.

An OTS reader has said: “No trains southport to Manchester, someone jumped from footbridge next to asda, Liverpool trains running fine:.

Updates to follow on OTSNews.co.uk

 

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