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Woman found dead in Bridgewater Canal in Altrincham

Seamon’s Moss Bridge Altrincham: Google

Police responded after they got calls about a body being found in the Bridgewater Canal near Oldfield Road in Altrincham this morning at around 6am.

Seamons Road was closed as a result, the woman was treated by paramedics two tried hard to revive her however she was declared deceased a short time later.

The road remains closed and we believe the tow path is also closed whilst investigations continue.

Transport for Greater Manchester (TFGM) said on Twitter “Seamson’s Road Altrincham is closed both directions at Seamons’s Moss Bridge due to a Police incident, Diversions in place via Manchester Road and Atlantic Street.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 7753 quoting incident 426 of 22/06/21. Details can also be passed via our online web chat function at www.gmp.police.uk.

Alternatively, details can be passed on anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

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