Man dies after plunging from high-rise block

An elderly man has died after falling from the 12th floor of a high-rise block of flats.

Thursday, 26th October 2017, 8:23 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:50 am
Boyswell House

Police found the body of the 79-year-old at Boyswell House in Scholes at around 11.30pm on Wednesday.

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Officers were called to the site following reports expressing concern for a man's welfare.

The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) also attended the scene.

Police do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances and a file will be passed to the coroner.