Body found in Manchester canal in Castlefield area

The body of a woman has been found in a canal in Manchester city centre.

The woman, believed to be in her twenties, was discovered in the Bridgewater Canal in Castlefield at about 13:00 BST.

Greater Manchester Police said an investigation into her death was under way.

The woman's body was spotted by a passer by, who reported it to the police.

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