Man’s grim discovery of body on beach

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A fisherman has described the moment he found a woman’s body on Blackpool beach.

Bait salesman Paul Witkowski, 30, made the grim discovery on the sands between Central and North Pier at around 4.15am on Tuesday.

Mr Witkowski, from Hatfield Avenue, Fleetwood, said: “It’s about the fourth body I’ve come across over the years while doing my job.

“It’s not something nice to find at quarter past four in the morning.”

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: “There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and efforts are ongoing to identify the body.”

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