BREAKING: Woman found dead in canal close to Seamon’s Road Bridge

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The body of a woman has been found in the Bridgewater Canal in Altrincham this morning.

Police were called around 6am this morning to a report of a body in a canal near Oldfield Road.

A police cordon has now been set up at the scene, with Seamon’s Road closed off in both directions at the Seamon’s Moss Bridge.

A statement released by Greater Manchester Police said: “Emergency services attended and a woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries are ongoing. Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 7753 quoting incident 426 of 22/06/21. Details can also be passed via our online web chat function at www.gmp.police.uk.”

Forensic investigators have now arrived at the scene.

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