Shortly after 12am this morning (Tuesday 27 December), GMP were called by colleagues in the ambulance service to a report of a man with serious injuries that appear to be consistent with a stab wound near Clarendon Park in Salford.
Sadly, he was pronounced dead at the scene. Initial enquiries are underway and no arrests have yet been made.
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.”
“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.
Detectives spent a second day combing a murder scene for clues as the hunt for a killer continues. A man died near Clarendon Park in Salford, following an incident just after midnight yesterday,
Police said the victim suffered serious injuries ‘consistent with a stab wound’. He died at the scene, and his age has not been revealed.