Man's body found in alleyway in Heywood

Police have launched an investigation after the body of man was found in an alleyway in Rochdale.

A passer-by found the man, who has not been named but was in his 30s, off Promenade Street in Heywood at about 23:25 GMT on Thursday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and officers are treating the death as suspicious.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place and officers have asked for any witnesses to contact them.

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