A man’s body has been found in the Leeds Liverpool canal in Rishton.
Police were alerted by a member of the public at around 6.45am this morning to reports of a body in the canal near to Harwood Road.
Officers, police diving teams and the fire and rescue service were called to the scene and the body of a man in his 40s was recovered from the water.
A Lancashire Police spokesperson said: “Enquiries are on-going to formally identify the man.
“There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.”
Anyone with information call police on 101.