THE body of a 26 year-old man was discovered by a pedestrian walking along a footpath at the bottom of Havannah Lane within the Sankey Valley Country Park, police have confirmed.
Emergency services were called to the scene at Parr around 5.50pm on Sunday, May 11, where the man was pronounced dead by paramedics. The deceased's next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination will take place to establish the cause of his death.
Police say there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call officers on the police non-emergency 101 number.