BREAKING: Man named after body found in Peasholm Lake

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A man who was found dead in Peasholm Lake last week has been named as 34-year-old Gavin Francis Egan, of Scarborough.

An inquest was opened and adjourned yesterday at 4pm.

Police were called to Peasholm Park on the morning of Wednesday February 24, after a passer-by spotted the body near the bandstand.

Ambulance crews were called to recover the man.

Police have ruled out foul play, with a spokesperson stating: “There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding this incident, and investigations remain ongoing.”