St Helens Pond Body Formally Identified

mark lyonPolice have named a man found in a pond in Bold.

Mark Lyon's body was discovered by a passer-by last Wednesday night (April 2) in water off Gorsey Lane.

Mr Lyon, 47, from Parr, had been reported missing six months ago.However, post mortem tests over the weekend to determine the cause of death proved inconclusive. Further tests are to be carried out, a spokesman for Merseyside Police said.

His parents reported him missing from home on October 8. Since his disappearance his worried family and Merseyside Police have issued appeals for his safe return.

Investigations are continuing but his death is not being treated as suspicious.A police spokesman said:

"We are not treating Mr Lyon's death as suspicious but we are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding his demise.

"We are piecing together what happened during his lengthy disappearance in order to discover how he died."

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