Man's body found in canal in Leigh

A body has been recovered from the Bridgewater Canal in Leigh.
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Police were called to reports of concern for the welfare of a man in water off Warwick Street, Leigh, at around 9.25am today (Thursday, May 21).

Officers attended and a man was pronounced dead at the scene.There are believed to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

The police cordon in Leigh Copyright: jpimediaThe police cordon in Leigh Copyright: jpimedia
The police cordon in Leigh Copyright: jpimedia
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Police cordoned off a footpath leading to the canal off Hall House Lane, Leigh, behind Bedford High School, following the discovery.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting 834 of May 21 or charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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