Body found in lock

A BODY was found in the Rochdale Canal near Todmorden on the morning of Halloween.

Rochdale Police were called to the scene at Long Lees Lock, near Warland Gate End, Warland, at about 11 am on Tuesday, October 31.

Officers found the body of a man in the water later identified as a 32-year-old Radcliffe man.

Greater Manchester Police press office said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death which has been passed to the coroner.