A 38 year old man is in custody on suspicion of murder after a body was found at a property in Prestwich this afternoon,

Police were called after ambulance men found the body of a man believed to be in his 50s in Warwick Street.

Detective Inspector Andy Naismith GMP’s Bury Division said: “The investigation is in its initial stages and our thoughts are very much with the man’s family at this sad time. 

“We are working to find out what happened in the moments before he was found dead, so that we can give his family the answers they deserve. 

“We have made an arrest, but our enquiries remain ongoing, and we would urge anyone with information to get in touch with police.” 


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