Merseyside Police detectives are appealing for information after the body of a man was found in Southport this morning, Saturday 4 June.

At 8.55am, a call was received from a member of the public who reported seeing a body in the water at Southport Marine Lake. Police, the ambulance and fire services attended the location and the body of a man, initially believed to be in his 50s, was recovered from the water. He was pronounced deceased.

Enquiries are underway to identify the man and to establish the full circumstances of his death.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Sefton CID on 0151 7773059, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



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