Police have launched an investigation after a body was discovered in a disused canal in Greater Manchester.
Authorities attended Boscow Road in Little Lever, Bolton, this morning at 8.25am.
They were responding to a report that there was a vehicle in the water near Prestolee Locks, but on searching they found a body inside.
A Greater Manchester Police spokesperson said: “At 8.25am police attended Boscow Road in Little Lever in response to a vehicle in the water.
“Officers attended with colleagues from the ambulance service and a deceased body was found inside the vehicle.
“Enquiries are now ongoing to establish the circumstances of how the vehicle came to be in the water.”
Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101.