Male diver dead following St Helens incident

Emergency services couldn't save diver

A man has died following a diving incident near St Helens Island, St Helens.

Police and emergency services were called to the scene about 8.30am after a report of a diver in difficulty was received.

Police Inspector Michael Johnston said a St Helens Marine Rescue vessel, transporting a local doctor and paramedics, was first on scene and provided assistance.

However, the man was unable to be revived.

Investigations are ongoing and a report will be prepared for the coroner.

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