Police rule out foul play after body found in canal in Wigan
Police say there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a man whose body was discovered in a canal.
Officers 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.
A spokesman for GMP Leigh, Atherton and Hindley has now said: "Residents in Abram will have been aware of a police presence on the canal at Lily Lane, Bamfurlong. Sadly a body has been recovered and there are no suspicious circumstances. Efforts to identify the body are ongoing."