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Police were called to an address on Cook Street in Salford at 7.26am this morning (Tuesday 22 June, 2021) to a report of a concern for the welfare of a man.
Emergency Services attended, and discovered the body of a 48 year old man.
A murder investigation has now been launched into the circumstances surrounding his death.
Detective Chief Inspector Ben Cottam, from GMP's Major Incident Team said:
"Detectives have now launched an investigation and are following a number of lines of inquiry to try and piece together what has happened and to find and bring to justice whoever is responsible.
"There will be an increase in officers in the local area, while the initial stages of the investigation progresses.
"I would urge anyone with information, to contact police via LiveChat on our website www.gmp.police.uk or call 0161 856 5194 quoting incident number 519 of 22/06/21.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."