Incident in Miles Platting

Emergency services are dealing with a reported chemical incident in the Miles Platting area of Manchester. A body has been found at the scene.

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Police make statement on body find in Miles Platting

Emergency services are currently at the scene and dealing with the incident, although we expect things to normal this afternoon.

When the officers attended they identified a strong smell coming from the address.

They have been treated by paramedics and thankfully are not believed to have suffered any ill effects.

The body of a man was found inside and we are conducting an investigation into his death and the circumstances surrounding it.

– Superintendent Vanessa Jardine

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Police confirm man found dead in Miles Platting

A man has been found dead inside a flat in Miles Platting after police were called to a block of flats off Droitwich Road. Officers say they attended and smelled strong fumes coming from the address.

Other emergency services attended and three officers were seen by paramedics, although police say there were no major concerns for them.

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