Man's body discovered in canal in Wigan

An investigation is under way after a man's body was found in the canal in Wigan.

Sunday, 24th March 2019, 3:38 pm
Updated Sunday, 24th March 2019, 4:48 pm
Police are working to identify the man

Police were called to the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, near Lily Lane in Bamfurlong, shortly after 8am on Sunday, when the body of an adult male was discovered in the water.

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A spokesman said inquiries were ongoing to identify the man and establish the circumstances of him being there.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.