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Investigation underway after man found dead in Skelmersdale

Four men have been arrested following the death of a man in Skelmersdale.

Police were called at around 5:30am this morning (Tuesday, October 23rd) after a man, 34, had sadly been found dead in a house on Ivydale.

His death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post mortem examination will take place in due course.

DCI Zoe Russo from Lancashire’s Force Major Investigation Team (FMIT) said: “We are still in the early stages of our enquiries and at this moment our priority is establishing why this man, aged just 34, has suddenly died. We also need to notify the man’s family who we are currently in the process of tracing.

“If you have any information that could assist our investigation, please call us urgently on 101 quoting incident reference 161 of October 23rd.”

Four men aged 31, 35, 40 and 41 from Skelmersdale were arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently in police custody.

 

UPDATE: Investigation underway after man found dead in Skelmersdale

Four men arrested following the death of a man in Skelmersdale, have been released without charge.

Police were called at around 5:30am this morning (23 October) after a man, 34, had sadly been found dead in a house on Ivydale.

A post mortem examination has since been carried out and his death is not being treated as suspicious.

Four men – aged 31, 35, 40 and 41 from Skelmersdale– who were arrested this morning on suspicion of murder – have been released without charge.

DCI Zoe Russo from Lancashire’s Force Major Investigation Team (FMIT), said: “While this is the tragic death of a young man, we do not believe there to be any suspicious circumstances and a file will now be prepared for the Coroner.”

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