Body found in wa­ter

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PO­LICE are in­ves­ti­gat­ing af­ter a man’s body was found in wa­ter near South­port on Mon­day morn­ing.

Mersey­side po­lice closed off Banks Road, near the bor­der of South­port and West Lan­cashire, at around 10.10am, af­ter re­ports a body had been spot­ted.

The iden­tity of the man has not yet been con­firmed.

Po­lice, Mersey­side Fire & Res­cue Ser­vice and Coast­guards all at­tended and the man was re­moved from the wa­ter and pro­nounced dead.

A po­lice spokesman said: “At this time, the death is be­ing treated as un­ex­plained.”

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