Police responded to calls from the public about a man in the canal near to Brooklands Metrolink Station in Sale this morning at around 7.45am.

A member of the public told us he saw around 4 ambulances several fire engines and lots of police, they taped of the path leading to the canal.

Specialist divers went to get the man who sadly died at the scene.

Police have confirmed a man had been found and at this time they believe their were no suspicious circumstances although a report has been sent to the coroner to find out who the man was and exactly how he died.