Body of a 61-year-old man found inside Kirkholt home

Date published: 10 December 2019

The body of a 61-year-old man has been found inside a house on Melbourne Close in Kirkholt, Rochdale.

Police were called to a report of suspicious behaviour at the house at around 11.15pm on Saturday 7 December where they found the man’s body.

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and police are also investigating reports that a burglary occurred at the property sometime during the evening on Saturday 7 December.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 8420 quoting incident number 3416 of 07/12/2019, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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