Body of a man found in canal in Rochdale

Date published: 08 August 2019

Police were called to reports that a body had been found in water near to Deeplish Road in Rochdale yesterday (Wednesday 7th August 2019).

Officers attended the scene and found a body of man believed to be in his 50's- in the stretch of water where the canal passes under Dicken Green Lane.

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and a file will be passed to the coroner.

The towpath was cordoned off yesterday from Dicken Green Lane to Digby Road.

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