Police searching for Louis Simpson, 14, find body in fire barn

Police searching for Louis Simpson, 14, find body in fire barn

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Lancashire Police

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Lancashire Police were searching for Louis Simpson after the blaze in a barn

Police searching for a 14-year-old boy missing since a fire at a barn storing straw say a body has been found.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said no formal identification has been made but the body is believed to be Louis Simpson who was missing since Sunday.

Louis had not been seen since a blaze broke at Fairhurst Hall in Chorley Road, Parbold.

The body was found in the barn on Monday evening and a post-mortem examination is due to take place later.

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Marc Melander

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The barn had been storing about 250 tonnes of straw

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Chorley Road in Parbold has been closed during the search

Source: BBC – UK News

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