Body found at Accrington landfill site

The body of a man has been found at a landfill site in Lancashire.

The man, who is white and thought to be aged between 30 and 50 years old, was found at the site on Whinney Hill Road in Accrington on Monday.

Police were called to the scene at about 08:50 BST and the site was shut down for investigations to take place.

A waste disposal site in Widow Hill Road, Burnley, is also being examined. The death is being treated as unexplained.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact Lancashire Constabulary.

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