Police looking for missing man Caspar Blackburn have discovered a body in the Bridgewater Canal in Sale.
Caspar, 22, vanished amid a night out at the Slug and Lettuce Waterside in Sale, early last Sunday morning, October 1.
Officers have affirmed that a man’s body was recuperated from the water close Springfield Road in Sale, soon after 10am at the beginning of today, Saturday, October 7.
Formal distinguishing proof is yet to occur however Caspar’s family have been educated.
CCTV film indicated him leaving the Slug and Lettuce instantly before 2am on Sunday, October 1.
A police examination was propelled when Caspar didn’t get his auto from outside a companion’s home soon thereafter and neglected to land for function as a right hand supervisor of Carpetright, in Macclesfield, on Monday morning.
Submerged hunt groups were seen trawling an extend of the Bridgewater Canal near the King’s Ransom bar prior this week.
On Saturday morning, a body was found in the water near Springfield Road.
A GMP representative said on Saturday: “The body of a man has been found in the channel in Sale.
“Officers looking for missing man Caspar Blackburn, 22, were called soon after 10am on Saturday 7 October 2017, to a report that there was a body in the channel in Sale, close to Springfield Road.
“Enquiries are continuous to decide the conditions which prompted the man’s demise anyway, it isn’t accepted to be suspicious.”
Analyst Inspector Julia Bowden stated: “Tragically, today we have discovered the body of a man in the waterway and enquiries into the conditions of his demise are progressing.
“The man’s family know and we are putting forth them bolster at this to a great degree troublesome time. Much thanks to you to everybody who shared our allure and upheld our examination.”
The man’s body was found in the Bridgewater Canal, close to the back of Springfield Primary School and St Paul’s Church. Crime scene investigation, a pro water look group and formally dressed officers stayed on the scene on Saturday evening, a few hours after the deplorable revelation.
A vast area of the tow way has been closed by police and a measurable tent was raised on a waterside skirt.
The tent was brought down and pathways re-opened at around 1.45pm, when police left the scene.