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Blackpool search called off

A search for a man swept out to sea while walking his dog in Blackpool has been called off.

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Photo of man missing off Blackpool coast released

Paul Morris was swept into the seat at Blackpool on New Year's Day. Credit: Lancashire Police

The man that was swept into the sea at Blackpool just after midnight on New Year's Day has been named as 41-year-old Paul Morris from South Shore, Blackpool.

He previously lived in Barrow-in-Furness. Despite shoreline searches his body has not yet been recovered from the water.

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