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Pensioner murdered in Rochdale

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of an 85-year-old man in Rochdale.

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Floral tributes for murdered Rochdale pensioner

Flowers outside the house of Vincent Kershaw, 84, who was found battered to death in Rochdale. Credit: Andy Bonner

Flowers have been laid outside the house of Vincent Kershaw, 85, who was found battered to death in Rochdale.

Greater Manchester Police say they're treating the motive as robbery.

Detectives say Mr Kershaw was carrying a large amount of cash with him, possibly as much as £3000, shortly before he died.

No arrests have been made and police are continuing to investigate.

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