Body found on Bolton-le-Sands beach during search for missing Morecambe man Edward Procter

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He went missing on April 13.

A body was found on the beach at Bolton-le-Sands during a search for a missing man from Morecambe.

Edward Procter, 73, was reported missing after he was last seen on Marine Road East in the town at around 10.30 on Saturday, April 13.

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Police confirmed a body found on the beach at Bolton-le-Sands was formally identified as Edward Procter (Credit: Lancashire Police)Police confirmed a body found on the beach at Bolton-le-Sands was formally identified as Edward Procter (Credit: Lancashire Police)
Police confirmed a body found on the beach at Bolton-le-Sands was formally identified as Edward Procter (Credit: Lancashire Police) | Lancashire Police

Officers on Monday were called to reports a body had been found on the beach at Bolton-le-Sands on Sunday evening (April 21).

“His body has now been formally identified as being Edward,” a spokesman for Lancashire Police said.

“Our thoughts are very much with his family at this sad and distressing time.”

Police said his death was not being treated as suspicious and a file would be prepared for the coroner in due course.

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