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Three arrested over body found in Wigan wheelie bin

Category: England

Published: 26th Mar 2012 08:43:24

Three people have been arrested in connection with the discovery of a man's body in a wheelie bin at a field near Wigan.

The man, who has not been named, was found at 09:20 BST on Sunday by two men walking on land off Bickershaw Lane.

A Greater Manchester Police statement said three people aged 19, 21 and 24 had been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A post-mortem examination is expected to take place later.

Det Ch Insp Jon Chadwick said: "There are extra patrols in the area and this will continue over the next few days.

"I would encourage anyone with information or concerns to talk to us."

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