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Murder investigation launched after death of man in Salford 

Police have launched a murder investigation after the death of a man at a house in Salford.

The body of the man, who has since been formally identified as 61-year-old Giuseppi Roncari from Italy, was discovered at a house on Blackburn Street, Trinity on Easter Monday.

He had suffered injuries which officers are treating as suspicious.

A Home Office Post Mortem Examination was conducted however, the exact cause of his death is yet to be ascertained.

Officers have launched a murder investigation and are appealing for anyone who has information to come forward.

Detective Inspector Andy Butterworth of GMP’s Major Incident Team, said: “In this extremely sad set of circumstances, I’d like to extend my condolences to Giuseppi’s family and all those affected by his death.

“We need people with information about his death to contact us so we can provide answers for his family who will have to deal with this traumatic news.

“There is someone out there who knows what has happened to him but has not yet come forward.

“We are actively searching for the person, or persons, responsible so, if you know something and you see this, now is your opportunity. You have the chance to do the right thing.

“There will be extra officers in the area this evening and I’d like to encourage anyone who has any concerns to speak to one of them or, if you would like to remain anonymous, you can also contact Crimestoppers.”

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