Boy Found Dead after Salford Park Search

A teenage Boy has been found dead following a large search in a Salford Park

The 14 year old was discovered in the River Irwell at Clifton Country Park

Police say they received a call at 3.30pm reporting concern for the youngster and dozens of marked cars were sent to the scene.

In a statement, a spokesperson for GMP said: "At around 3.30pm on Tuesday June 2, police were called to reports of concern for the welfare of a teenage boy last seen in the River Irwell near to Clifton Country Park.

"Emergency services attended alongside underwater search teams and sadly found the body of a boy – believed to be 14-years-old – in the water a short time later.

"Specialist officers are supporting the boy’s family and enquiries are ongoing."

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