Drowned teen in quarry named

A TEENAGER who was found in a Wigan quarry has been named locally as Miracle Godson.

Emergency services were called to Appley Bridge Quarry on Appley Lane North at around 4pm on Friday after reports a 13-year-old boy could not be found and was believed to be in the water.

The scene at Appley Bridge Quarry

The scene at Appley Bridge Quarry

Lancashire Police later confirmed they had recovered a body.

It is thought that Miracle was a pupil at St John Fisher High School and was a promising rugby player.

The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) confirmed rapid response vehicles and an air ambulance attended the scene but said the incident was a police matter.

Fire crews are also at the scene.

Lancashire Police is yet to officially confirm the 14-year-old’s identity and a post mortem is expected to take place soon.