Murder investigation launched after man fatally assaulted in Salford park

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 27th December 2022

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was fatally assaulted in a park in Salford.

Emergency services were scrambled to Clarendon Park shortly after 12am this morning (Tuesday 27 December), to a report of a man with serious injuries.

The ambulance service reported that his injuries appeared to be consistent with a stab wound.

He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.

No arrests have yet been made and initial enquiries are underway as GMP launches a murder investigation.


Senior Investigating Officer Detective Superintendent Natalie Dalby, said:”We will continue to investigate what we believe to be an isolated incident, with no wider risk to the public.

“These are the very early stages of what is now a murder investigation, and a team of detectives are working tirelessly to piece together information and evidence. We will be following-up a number of different lines of enquiry we have to ensure those responsible are brought to justice.”


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“Officers from the Salford district will be providing a visible presence in the coming days for reassurance and we would like to thank the local community for their cooperation and patience so far.”

Whilst officers are gathering evidence from the scene and the surrounding area, anyone with information, CCTV, is asked to contact police via 101 quoting incident 12 of 27/12/2022. Always dial 999 in an emergency.

A dedicated Major Incident Public Portal has been opened to receive information, and you can directly submit images and mobile phone, dash-cam, or doorbell footage here:


Details can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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