Police discover body in Kirkham pub check

The body of a man has been found in a Lancashire pub by police carrying out routine licensing checks.

Officers went to St George's Hotel in Kirkham at 2320 BST on Saturday and discovered a cannabis farm in living quarters above the bar.

They then found the body of a 52-year-old man in a second living area. He died of natural causes, police said.

A man, 40, and woman, 45, were arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis and have been released on bail.

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