Body of man found in dock

Merseyside Police says enquiries are underway following the discovery of a man’s body in Canning Dock in Liverpool this morning (Thursday, 10 June).

Emergency services were called at around 7.35am to a report that the body of a man had been seen in the water.

Officers, the coastguard and North West Ambulance Service attended and the man was removed from the water. He was taken to hospital by ambulance and pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a post mortem will be conducted to establish the cause of death.

Enquiries are ongoing to formally identify the man and inform his next of kin.

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