This is why there are lots of flowers outside Ormskirk’s Civic Hall

Police have confirmed that they were called to Southport Road in Ormskirk on Saturday April 7th after reports that the body of a young man in his 20s had been found near to the Civic Hall.

Officers and paramedics attended the scene but sadly the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have said his death is not being treated as suspicious and they have passed a file over to the coroner.


This is the third death in the local area, after the body of 26-year-old Joseph Whittle was found in Scarth Hill Lane on Wednesday January 24th and a young woman was found dead in Ruff Lane a day later. Police have confirmed that there is no link between the deaths of Mr Whittle and the young woman at this stage.


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