Body found in park

Police are investigating after the body of a man was found in a park in south Manchester.

Body found in Manchester park

Crime scene
Alexandra Park in Whalley Range sealed off by police cordon Credit: Steve Brookes ITV Granada

Police are investigating after the body of a man was found in a park in south Manchester.

Officers were called to the scene at Alexandra Park in Whalley Range earlier this afternoon.

Detectives say inquiries are now ongoing to find out how the man died and identify who he was.

The park has now been closed to the public while investigations continue.

Alexandra Road South has also been closed to traffic between Wellington Road and Moss Lane.