Man swept to sea off Blackpool named by police

A man who was swept into the sea off Blackpool in the early hours of New Year's Day has been named by police as Paul Morris.

The search for the 41-year-old from South Shore, Blackpool, had earlier been called off by coastguards.

Mr Morris had moved to the Lancashire town from Barrow in Furness, police confirmed.

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Sea search man named

A man who was swept into the sea off Blackpool in the early hours of New Year's Day has been named by police as Paul Morris. The search for the 41-year-old had earlier been called off by coastguards.