Mystery rail death

A MAN was found dead on the railway line near Carnforth railway station.

A train driver discovered the man’s body at around 6.50am on Saturday.

The death of the man, who has not been named, is being treated as unexplained.

Enquiries are ongoing and officers are currently working to establish the full circumstances, including how he came to be by the tracks.

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference number 132 of 18/06/2011.

If you know anything about the incident also please call Visitor newsdesk on 01524 834094.