Man found hanged in Ashton.
Monday 2nd June 2014 10:57 Ashton News Posted by Anna Fletcher

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A man has been found hanged in Portland Basin in Ashton.

Children were playing by the area near the Ashton Canal and called the police after finding the body of a man who has yet to be identified.

He was cofirmed dead at 12.15pm when officers arrived on the scene.

The North West Ambulance Service also attended.

Police are now working on identifying the man so they can contact his next of kin.