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Suitcase murder accused due before a judge

The remains were found on the Woodshead Pass Credit: ITV

A man from Manchester is due before a judge this morning, charged with murder, after a burnt and dismembered body was found in a suitcase.

The remains were discovered on the Woodshead Pass near Tintwistle. Ming Jiang, 42 and from Beswick, will appear at Nottingham Crown Court.


Three arrested after body found at Manchester flat

Helena Court Credit: Google Maps

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of failing to bury a body after officers discovered a dead man in a flat in Manchester. It has been reported that the body could have been there for some time.

A police spokesperson said:

Shortly before 6.40pm on Sunday October 23, police were called to Helena Courts, Blackley, to reports of a concern for welfare.

Officers attended and discovered the body of a man.

A 46-year old woman, a 30-year-old man and a 44-year man have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to prevent a burial and remain in police custody for questioning.

An investigation has been launched to establish the circumstances surrounding his death.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 1887 of 23/10/16, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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