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Burnley man 'caught up' in bad weather before death

It is believed the 27-year-old man had been on his way home from a night out with friends last night when he got caught up in the weather, Lancashire Police said.

Early indications suggest that it appears to be a very tragic incident where a young man has been out with friends and has become caught up in the weather last night on his journey home.

– Chief Inspector Derry Crorken, Burnley Police

His was discovered by a farmer in deep snow at around 1:30pm today.



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