THE body of a man has been found in a canal today (Thursday).

At around 9.25am on Thursday, May 21, police were called to reports of concern for the welfare of a man in water off Warwick Street, Leigh.

Officers attended and a man was sadly found dead at the scene.

Police say there are believed to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

  • Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting 834 of May 21 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.