Detectives identify man five days after he died at Wigan North Western railway station

Detectives have now identified a man who died at Wigan North Western railway station, after an appeal for help.
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British Transport Police officers were called to the station at 11.05pm on Monday after reports of a casualty on the tracks.

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They spent days working “tirelessly” to identify him without success, so launched an appeal for help through the media on Friday.

On Saturday morning, a spokesman said: “The man who sadly died on May 30 has now been identified, thanks to those who shared the appeal.”