A MAN in his 60s was found dead in Hoddlesden yesterday.

The emergency services were called to Millennium Green off Long Hey Lane shortly before 11am following a report of a death outdoors.

A spokeswoman for Lancashire Police said that it was not being treated as suspicious and that a file will be passed to the coroner’s office.


She said: "The exact circumstances around this incident are not fully clear at this time and it will be a case of handing over all of the relevant information over the coroner."

A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service said: "We were called to an incident in Hoddlesden at 10.42.

"We arrived on scene at 10.54am.

"A rapid response vehicle and an ambulance attended the scene but we did not take anyone to hospital."