Suspected Colne bridge fall man named

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Suspected Colne bridge fall man named Suspected Colne bridge fall man named

A 54-year-old man who died after falling from a railway bridge in Colne has been named by Lancashire Police as Paul Naughton.

The body of Mr Naughton, of Burran Meadow, Colne, was found beneath Knotts Lane bridge, around 8pm on Sunday, March 16, by a passer-by.

Mr Naughton had sustained fatal injuries and it is suspected he fell.

A Lancashire Police spokesman confirmed the death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be passed to East Lancashire coroner Richard Taylor, for an inquest to be formally opened.

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7:18pm Wed 2 Apr 14

glsbabe says...

RIP Paul. A true gentleman. Privilged to have known you.x
RIP Paul. A true gentleman. Privilged to have known you.x glsbabe
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6:29pm Thu 3 Apr 14

bobsnobs says...

RIP Paul hope you find Peace
RIP Paul hope you find Peace bobsnobs
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10:17pm Sat 5 Apr 14

peter511957 says...

Hi glsbabe & bobsnobs Thank you for your kind words. I am Paul's brother Peter and would be delighted to meet any of his recent friends. Please email me at peter511957@aol.com.
Hi glsbabe & bobsnobs Thank you for your kind words. I am Paul's brother Peter and would be delighted to meet any of his recent friends. Please email me at peter511957@aol.com. peter511957
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