Wigan man's body found under bridge

Police probe
Police probe

The body of a 42-year-old Wigan man has been found under a bridge.

The grim discovery,near where the railway line crosses the canal in Platt Bridge, was made by a resident of nearby Stratton Drive in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday).

Police say there are no suspicious circumstances at this stage and say they believe they know who the deceased is and that family have been informed.

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