Man found hanged at Blackpool Promenade on Mothering Sunday

A male was found hanged on the Promenade in Blackpool in the early hours of this morning.

Sunday, 31st March 2019, 10:31 am
Updated Sunday, 31st March 2019, 11:53 am
The Promenade, Blackpool, close to St Chads Hotel

Lancashire Police, who attended the incident at around 12.30am, said the man was from Blackpool.

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A spokesperson said: "Police got there and tried to resuscitate him, got him to hospital but he was pronounced dead."

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It is understood a passer-by spotted the man and alerted police.

The incident happened in the area opposite St Chads Hotel.