Paying respects to a man whose body was discovered in dock waters.
A man was found dead in the Mersey this morning, and tributes have been paid to him.
At around 7.35 a.m., police officers, medical workers, and coastguards were dispatched to Salthouse Dock in response to a report of a man’s body floating in the sea.
The area near the Albert Dock’s entrance was sealed off, and rescue workers worked to pull the man from the sea.
He was rushed to the hospital, but he died shortly afterwards.
Many readers have expressed their sympathies to the man’s family and posted touching tributes on the ECHO Facebook page.
“It’s just sad,” Dawn Hall said. I hope you are now at ease. “R.I.P., R.I.P., R.I.
“It’s really unfortunate that these fatalities are becoming more common,” Julia Cooke remarked. “Rest in peace.”
Theresa Dixon, a third, adding, “It’s really awful hearing about all these deaths.”
“May he rest in peace, God bless him,” Ruth Strong remarked.
Sheila Teasdale remarked, “God bless him.”
“Rest in peace who ever you are, thinking of the poor family and friend’s that are soon to get this news very sad,” user MK wrote in the ECHO comment area.
“My thoughts go out to his family RIP,” Boatman3 said.
“I feel very awful about his family and friends,” dmaxxx3 remarked.
“RIP, whomever you are,” Liverpool-Gal said. I hope you’re at ease now, thinking of your loved ones.”
“Officers, Coastguard, and North West Ambulance Service attended, and the guy was retrieved from the sea,” a Merseyside Police spokesperson said.
“He was rushed to the hospital by ambulance and regrettably died shortly after.”
“The death is not being viewed as suspicious, and an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.”
“Investigations are proceeding to formally identify the man and notify his family.”