Body found following shed fire in Wythenshawe, Manchester

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A body has been found by police investigating a shed fire in Manchester.

Police and fire crews were called to Mossdale Road, Northern Moor in Wythenshawe at about 13:00 BST after reports that an outbuilding was alight.

Once the flames were extinguished, police officers searched the shed and found a human body.

A force spokesman it was "very early" in its joint investigation with Greater Manchester fire service.

Next of kin have been informed.

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