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Man found dead in car in Preston

Beenland Street Photo: Google Street View

Police are investigating after a man's body was found in the back of a car on a street in Preston.

Officers were called to Beenland Street at around 7:50am this morning to find the man. He's not been formally identified but believed to be a 38-year-old from the local area.

The death is being treated as unexplained.

“Firstly, my thoughts are with the family and friends of this man at this incredibly distressing time.

“We are in the early stages of our investigation and are looking into the time leading up to this man’s death and how he has come to end up in the back of a Nissan car.

“If anyone thinks they may have seen this man in the New Hall Lane or Beenland Street area late last night (Friday) or early this morning, please get in touch by calling 101 quoting incident reference 343 of June 22nd.”

– DI Martin Pearson