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Sean Markey Manchester canal death: Man arrested

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man found in Manchester's Rochdale canal.

Sean Markey, 39, from Newton Heath, Manchester, had not been seen since 2 October, when he was in Nicholas Street in the city centre.

His body was found on Sunday in the canal at the junction of Princess Street and Canal Street.

A post-mortem examination was inconclusive and further tests will be carried out.

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