A CYCLIST was found dead in Burnley on Saturday September 5 with police appealing for help piecing together his final moments.

The man, in his 70s and from Halifax, was found at the side of Burnley Road, Cliviger, at around 12.05pm Emergency service were called, but pronounced the man dead at the scene.

The man’s next of kin have been informed and officers are now working to establish what happened.

Sergeant Chris Evans said: “First and foremost we send our condolences to the man’s family.

“Our thoughts are very much with them at this difficult time.

“Although we do not believe there is anything suspicious about his death, and we are not looking for anybody else in connection with it, we are appealing for information about the incident.

“Perhaps you saw the man in the moments before he died, or maybe you have dashcam footage showing what happened.

“Whatever information you have, we would urge you to get in touch with us.”

Anybody with information is asked to get in touch on 101, quoting log number 724 of September 5th.