Blackpool body

DETECTIVES have launched a murder investigation after the body of a man was found on the beach at Blackpool early this morning. He is believed to be in his 40s and from the local area. Three men have been arrested.

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Dead man in Blackpool was assaulted

The preliminary results of a post mortem on a man whose body was found on Blackpool beach indicate he died as the result of an assault. The victim, whose identity hasn't been released was discovered early yesterday. Detectives have been given more time to question three men who were arrested.

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Blackpool murder investigation launched

Three men are being questioned on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found on the beach at Blackpool early this morning. He is believed to be in his 40s and from the local area.

We are in the early stages of this investigation and I would appeal for anyone who has any information to get in touch.

– Det Chief Inspector Andrea Barrow, Lancashire Police