Body found at beauty spot

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A man was found dead in a St Helens beauty spot, police have confirmed.

The 26-year-old’s body was discovered by a member of the public on Sunday, May 11 at Sankey Valley Country Park.

Police and paramedics were called to Havannah Lane, Parr, shortly after 5.50pm but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem will now take place to establish the cause of death, however, officers say there are no suspicious circumstances.

The man’s next of kin has been informed and an inquest is expected to be opened and adjourned today by St Helens coroner Christopher Sumner.