Emergency services attended and found a 16-year-old male had been attacked by two unknown males, and suffered stab wounds. He was taken to hospital, but despite the best efforts of paramedics, he died a short time later.
A scene remains in place with an increased police presence, no arrests have been made, and dedicated officers from the Major Incident Team are leading the investigation.
A second scene has also been established on Upper Chorlton Road, where a vehicle has been recovered that’s believed to have been involved in a collision.
Officers are keen to not rule out any lines of enquiry at this time, and are currently treating the vehicle as linked to the investigation, while forensic tests are carried out.
A third scene has also been established on Cross Street, where a collision between another vehicle and a pedestrian had occurred a short time later. The pedestrian’s injuries are not believed to be serious at this time, and enquiries are on-going.
Detective Superintendent Danny Inglis from GMP’s Serious Crime Division, said: “First and foremost, our thoughts are with the victim’s family at this incredibly sad time, they are being supported by our specialist officers.
“This is an horrific incident, where a young man has tragically lost his life, and we are following a number of lines of inquiry to establish exactly what has happened, and to bring those responsible to justice.
“We know this happened at a time of day when people would still be out and about or returning home, and we’re keen to hear from anyone who may have information that could help our investigation, no matter how small it may seem.”
Anyone with information, dashcam or CCTV footage, should contact police via LiveChat or on the website www.gmp.police.uk or call 101 quoting log number 2613 of 09/09/2021.
Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.
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A ‘lost town’ in Yorkshire has been discovered 650 years after being ‘swallowed by the sea’￼
The sunken town is dubbed ‘Yorkshire’s Atlantis’.
Britain’s lost Atlantis is thought to have finally been discovered after falling into the North Sea 650 years ago.
Historians believed it lay at the bottom of the ocean around a mile off from the Yorkshire coast.
The search team hope to find the footprint of the town including its sea wall, harbour and foundations.
This will allow them to map it all out and create a 3D map which divers could then use to explore the site.
Scientists say they now have all the data needed and will be analysing the area under the sea in the coming weeks.
After all this, they should be able to confirm whether the findings are infact the lost Yorkshire town of Ravenser Odd.
Hit Christmas market stall opens permanently at Piccadilly Gardens
Crunch Korean Gansig has become a must-try foodie stall at the Manchester Christma Markets, now it’s pulled up at Picadilly Gardens permanently.
The hit Korean hot dog stall has wowed visitors over the past few years with its cheese, potato and meat-filled creations.
Deep-fried in a crispy waffle coating and then lightly rolled in sugar, these sausages on a stick come drizzled in sweet ketchup and mustard.
Incredibly moreish if we do say so ourselves, since first making their appearance at the 2021 Manchester Christmas Markets they’ve consistently been ranked one of the event’s best food traders.
Now, thanks to a new permanent stall popping up where it all began for the team, Manc foodies can enjoy their hot meaty and cheesy Korean goodies all year long.
Popular flavour choices include all-cheese, all-sausage and half-and-half versions, with a vegetarian-friendly cheese-filled version wrapped in a potato waffle coating, and halal-friendly options that are made using separate batter and fryers.
This really is a hot dog stand that caters to everyone. With owners having previously said they would work on a vegan hot dog once they got their own permanent stand, we don’t expect the plant-powered gang will be left waiting too much longer.
Sharing the news to Instagram, the Crunch Korean Gansig team wrote: “Hey guys, we’ve got exciting news to share! We are launching a new market stall in the Piccadilly garden street food market from tomorrow.
“After two years of successful Christmas trading, we are ready to take on a new challenge, and love to serve our hotdogs to you guys again!
“So come on down to the market and say hi, we love to see you there! See you soon!”
Fans of the Korean hot dog stall have responded to the news with enthusiasm, flooding into the comments to share their excitement.
One person wrote: “So excited we will have to go!!”
Another person said: “Nooooo stop!!! I’m so happy I could cry”