Man pulled from Birkenhead Park lake pronounced deceased at the scene

Merseyside Police has confirmed that officers are today, Thursday 30 December, at Birkenhead Park.

Emergency services were contacted at 2.05pm following reports that the body of a male had been discovered in the lake.

The male was removed and he was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.

Enquiries are ongoing to identify the man and notify his next of kin.

An investigation is currently underway and CCTV and witness enquiries are being carried out in the local area. The area around the lake is currently cordoned off.

Anyone with information which could assist the investigation is asked to DM @MerPolCC quoting log 465 of 30 December.

Image credit: Jamie Harvey

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