Update: body discovered in canal

Police investigating how a man ended up in the canal in the early hours of yesterday morning now believe no-one else was involved.

At 6.10am on Friday 10 January 2014, police were called to the canal near Store Street and Great Ancoats Street, following reports of a body.

Emergency services attended and found the body of a man, believed to be in his 30s.

Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death and now believe it is not suspicious. As an result, the death will be passed to the coroner.