Leeds and Liverpool Canal death man named

A MAN who died after falling in the Leeds and Liverpool Canal has been named as Thomas Mayock.

The 64-year-old dog walker was found half submerged in the water behind the Queen Victoria pub, off Queen Victoria Road, at around 12.15pm on Friday (January 17).

Two joggers helped to pull Mr Mayock, of Talbot Street, Burnley, out of the water and he was rushed to Royal Blackburn Hospital, but we was prounced dead at 1.38pm.

A post mortem has been carried out by Dr Walid Salman but further tests are now to be carried out to try and establish the cause of death.

An inquest into his death has been opened and adjourned until May 6.

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6:45pm Thu 23 Jan 14

phil kernot says...

So sad , the foot paths and lock bridges are dangerous somthing needs to be done ,, ,,
So sad , the foot paths and lock bridges are dangerous somthing needs to be done ,, ,, phil kernot

3:16pm Fri 24 Jan 14

noddy57 says...

l dont mean to sound presumptious but it looks like he may have had a heart attack and fell in the water, such a sad way to end your days,,condolences to his family ,
l dont mean to sound presumptious but it looks like he may have had a heart attack and fell in the water, such a sad way to end your days,,condolences to his family , noddy57

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