‘Unexplained’ sudden death in Eccleston under investigation

An ‘unexplained’ sudden death in Eccleston is being investigated by police.

Tuesday, 9th April 2019, 4:34 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th April 2019, 5:44 pm
Windmill Court, Eccleston

Residents in the area reported that police were present at Windmill Court today, along with a forensics team.

Lancashire Police spokesman said: “We were called around 9.40am today following a sudden death in Windmill Court, Eccleston.

“Emergency services attended after a man in his 70s had been found unresponsive at a property. He was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

“An investigation is underway and enquiries are on-going.”