Body found in Rochdale canal

Date published: 08 August 2019

A body has been recovered by police from a stretch of water, believed to be a section of the Rochdale canal between Sandbrook Park and Oldham Road in Rochdale.

The towpath was cordoned off yesterday (Wednesday 7 August) where the canal passes under Dicken Green Lane and a footpath from Dicken Green Lane to Digby Road was also cordoned off.

Police have confirmed that they attended the scene after receiving reports that a body had been found in water at around 4.30pm on Wednesday 7 August 2019. 

Officers are currently at the scene and enquiries are ongoing.

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