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Murder investigation launched after man found dead at his home in Tameside

Police are treating his death as suspicious.

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 4th July 2022

A murder investigation has been launched after a man in his 30s was found dead in his home.

Police were called to a report of a concern for the welfare of a man at an address on Riverside in Mossley, at 10.30am on Sunday 3 July.

Officers discovered the body of a man in his late 30s and are now treating his death as suspicious.

Greater Manchester Police believe it may have been a targeted attack and have launched a murder inquiry.

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Senior investigating officer, Detective Superintendent Jamie Daniels, said yesterday: “Following the initial stages of our investigation we now know that there are suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of this man and believe this may have been a targeted attack.

“While this enquiry is very much in its infancy and we are keeping an open mind, we would appeal to anyone with any information whatsoever to come forward and speak to the police.

“This man was someone’s son, someone’s partner, someone’s brother, someone’s father and we are determined to do all we can to find out who is responsible and bring them to justice.

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“There will be an increase in officers in the local area while our investigation progresses through the evening and tomorrow.

“I would ask anyone with any information at all about this incident to please contact police as soon as possible.”

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Information can be submitted by calling 01618566377 or via our LiveChat service on our website www.gmp.police.uk quoting incident number 1207 of 3 July 2022.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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