Man arrested in Leyland murder inquiry

A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was discovered at a flat in Lancashire.

Police were called to an address on Westfield Drive in Leyland at 12:30 GMT where they found the body of a man believed to be in his late 30s.

The victim has yet to be formally identified.

Police said an investigation was under way to establish the circumstances of the death.

Det Supt Neil Hunter said: "We are at the early stages of the investigation but I would appeal to anybody with any information about this incident to contact Lancashire Police."

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