Man's death in Accrington prompts murder probe

A man has been found dead at a house in Lancashire, prompting police to launch a murder investigation.

He was found with serious head injuries at a property in Granville Road, Accrington, at about 08:45 BST.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police officers remain at the house.

Det Supt Paul Withers said the death is being treated as an isolated incident and an investigation into the circumstances is under way.

He appealed for anybody with information to come forward.

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