'No suspicious circumstances' after body found in burning car

A body was found in a burning car in Partington Credit: MEN Media

Police have established that there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a man whose body was found in a car in Partington.

Just before 7:50pm last night police were called to Cross Lane East to reports that a car had exploded and was on fire.

Emergency services attended and found a body in the car.

An investigation was launched and, following further enquiries, detectives have established that there was no third party involvement.

Detective Inspector Carl Gilbert of Greater Manchester Police’s Trafford borough:

First and foremost I would like to extend my sincere condolences to this man’s loved ones at this difficult time.

Detective Inspector Carl Gilbert