Man's body found in Manchester city centre canal
- 10 January 2014
- From the section Manchester
The body of a man has been found in a canal in Manchester city centre.
The body was discovered by police in Ashton Canal, near Store Street and Great Ancoats Street, at about 06:10 GMT.
Greater Manchester Police said the man, who has not been formally identified, was thought to be in his 30s.
A spokesman said an investigation into the circumstances of his death, which was being treated as "unexplained", had begun.