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Murder arrests over body in Salford burning tent find

Daniel Smith Image copyright Greater Manchester Police
Image caption Daniel Smith was believed to have been sleeping rough for a number of years, police said

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead in a burning tent in Salford.

The body of Daniel Smith, 23, was discovered by firefighters under a railway bridge in Irwell Street at about 01:20 GMT on Wednesday.

Mr Smith, who was believed to have been sleeping rough for a number of years, had suffered multiple injuries.

Two men aged 24, from Manchester, remain in police custody for questioning.

Image caption Homeless people had reportedly been seen sleeping rough in the area

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