BREAKING: Horror as man found dead on street

A man’s body has been discovered on a street in Wigan. 

Police were called to Heaton Street in Standish just after 6.45am this morning over concerns for the welfare of a man.

On arrival, they found the body of a man in his 70s.

Paramedics also attended the scene but sadly he was deceased.

GMP say although the investigation is still in its early stages, there are not believes to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

In a statement, police said: “Shortly after 6.45am this morning, officers were called to Heaton Street, Standish, over concerns for the welfare of a man.

“NWAS also attended but, sadly, a man in his 70s was found deceased.

“The investigation is in its early stages and enquiries are ongoing. However, it is not believed to be suspicious.”