Wigan Body Identified

27 March 2012, 09:55 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

A man whose body was found dumped in Wigan has bee officially named as 26 year old Steven Lynch, from Bickershaw.

Shortly after 9.20am on Sunday, police were called to a large area of open land off Bickershaw Lane, after two men out walking found the body of a man, now known to be Steven.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out to find out how he died.

Three people aged 19, 21 and 24 arrested on suspicion of murder remain in police custody for questioning.

Inquiries are ongoing.