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Man found dead in Southport Marine Lake named

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Image caption Stephen Barlow's body was found in the lake on Saturday

A man whose body was found in Southport Marine Lake has been identified as 58-year-old Stephen Barlow from St. Helens.

He was found in the lake just before 09:00 BST on 4 June. Emergency services attended but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Mr Barlow died from drowning, a post mortem examination has revealed. His family has been informed.

Officers are appealing for information about how he came to be in Southport.

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