Lancashire

Son accused of failing to report body in front room

A 28-year-old man has been accused of failing to report the death of his father.

The body of Guy Blackburn, 54, was found in the front room of his house in Penwortham, Lancashire, after police were called to the address in March.

Neighbours said they had not seen the former lorry driver since October.

Christopher Blackburn, will appear before South Ribble Magistrates on 6 October accused of preventing the lawful burial of a body and theft.

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