Body of Man found in the Canal at Portland Basin
Wednesday 5th August 2015 @ 13:27 by james.dean
Ashton News

The body of a man was discovered in the canal at Portland Basin in Ashton this morning.

Police retrieved the body of a man from the water before 9am, with the area sealed off and forensic experts called in.

The body had been removed and police had left the area by around 10am.
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The body had been removed and police had left the area by around 10am.

Officers said they were not treating the death as suspicious.

This is an emerging story and we expect to bring you more as further developments emerge.

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