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Murder investigation launched following the death of a man, Salford

February 18, 2013, 12:07 pm

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Salford.

Shortly after 9.20pm on Sunday 17 February 2013, police were called to an address on Light Oaks Road, Salford following reports of a concern for welfare.

Officers attended and found the body of a 19-year-old man, who had multiple injuries.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post mortem examination will take place later today to establish the cause of death.

Detective Superintendent Jon Chadwick said: “A young man has been tragically killed and our thoughts are with his loved ones at this time.

“I want to stress that we are at the early stages of our enquiries. We have a team of detectives working to establish the full circumstances that led to his death.

“I know residents will be alarmed by this incident, but I want to reassure the community that a thorough investigation is now taking place and there are extra patrols in the area.

“I would urge anyone who has information that can assist our enquiries to call us as soon as possible.”

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