Police 'continuing to investigate' teenager's death
Greater Manchester Police have released a statement as they investigate the death of a teenager.
Travis Barber, 19, was found dead at his home on Lightoaks Road in Salford at about 9.20pm on Sunday.
“I would like to reassure the local community that there is an extensive investigation into the circumstances surrounding the tragic death of Travis Barber and a post mortem is currently taking place.
“We are still trying to establish exactly what has happened and are not ruling out any lines of enquiry at this stage, including the possibility that there is no one else involved.
“Our thoughts are with this young man’s family at this difficult time.
“We do not believe there is any threat to the local community but there remains an increased police presence in the area to reassure the community. I would reiterate that anyone who has any information regarding this incident should contact us as soon as possible."
– Chief Superintendent Kevin Mulligan, Greater Manchester Police
Police investigating the death of a man in Salford have released his name.
Travis Barber, a 19-year-old personal trainer, was found at the house with a number of injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A post mortem is yet to take place.
“We are still in the very early stages of our enquiries and we are working to establish the full circumstances that led to his death.
“Travis was fairly new to the area and worked as a personal trainer in Stockport. If you know him and have any information about his whereabouts over the weekend please get in touch with the police.
“I understand that people in the area will naturally be concerned about what has happened. I want to reassure them that we have a team of officers investigating this matter and we have also deployed additional local officers to the area."
A young man has been tragically killed and our thoughts are with his loved ones at this time. I want to stress that we are at the early stages of our enquiries. We have a team of detectives working to establish the full circumstances that led to his death.
I know residents will be alarmed by this incident, but I want to reassure the community that a thorough investigation is now taking place and there are extra patrols in the area.
I would urge anyone who has information that can assist our enquiries to call us as soon as possible.
– Detective Supt Jon Chadwick, Greater Manchester Police