Man's Body Found In South Manchester

The body of a man believed to be aged in his 30s has been found at a house in south Manchester.

A murder inquiry has launched following the discovery at the address in Woodhouse Park yesterday.

Officers were called to the property in Tayfield Road shortly before 5.45pm after a report of concern for welfare.

Police forced entry into the house and found the body. The victim had suffered from chest injuries.

Detective Chief Inspector Pete Marsh, from the Major Incident Team, said: ``We are in the early stages of the investigation and are working to establish the full circumstances of what happened.

``I would like to reassure residents that detectives are determined to find out what happened and I would urge anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious at the time of the incident to contact us.''

Anyone with information should phone police on 0161 856 4711 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.