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Wigan wheelie bin body is identified

Category: England

Published: 27th Mar 2012 07:24:29

Police investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a wheelie bin in a field near Wigan have formally identified him.

The results of a post-mortem examination are due later on Steven Lynch, 26, from Bickershaw, near Wigan.

Three people aged 19, 21 and 24 have been arrested on suspicion of murder by Greater Manchester Police.

Mr Lynch was found at 09:20 BST on Sunday by two men walking on land off Bickershaw Lane.

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