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Man charged with murder after body found in reservoir

A man has been charged with murder after police recovered the body of a man from Yarrow reservoir in Hodge Brow in Lancashire.

Candido Pereira has been charged with the murder of Darren McMinn.

The two men aged 34 and 29 arrested on suspicion of murder have been bailed pending further police enquiries.



Young girl dies in Lancashire road accident

Police at the scene of the collision.

A nine-year-old girl has died in a road crash in Lancashire.

She's been named as Aleena Kauser from Rawtenstall.

The incident happened around 5pm on Bacup Road in Rossendale.

Two men, aged 22 and 19, were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and bailed pending further inquiries.

Bacup Road in Rossendale Credit: Google Maps

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Man rescued by police after people trafficking raid in Lancashire

Anti-slavery police have raided a house in Burnley and taken a suspected victim to a "place of safety".

Officers targeted the address on Albert Street after complaints a man was being kept against his will and made to work.

Today's action was part of Operation Proteus, an on-going investigation into modern slavery and people trafficking.

Lancashire Police said the man is currently in a safe place where he is being supported by a number of charities and agencies.

No arrests have been made.

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