Police launch Murder investigation after body of 61-year-old discovered in a Salford house.

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after the body of a man was discovered in a Salford house.

The body of Italian Giuseppi Roncari was found at a house on Blackburn Street, Trinity at around 7.20pm on Monday evening.

The 61-year-old had suffered injuries which officers are treating as suspicious.

Residents nearby said CSI were seen working ‘through the night’ as the area was cordoned off.

A Home Office Post Mortem Examination was conducted however, the exact cause of his death is unknown.

Officers have launched a murder investigation and are appealing for anyone who has information to come forward.

Det Insp Andy Butterworth of GMP’s Major Incident Team, said: “In this extremely sad set of circumstances, I’d like to extend my condolences to Giuseppi’s family and all those affected by his death.

“We need people with information about his death to contact us so we can provide answers for his family who will have to deal with this traumatic news.

“There is someone out there who knows what has happened to him but has not yet come forward.

“We are actively searching for the person, or persons, responsible so, if you know something and you see this, now is your opportunity. You have the chance to do the right thing.

“There will be extra officers in the area this evening and I’d like to encourage anyone who has any concerns to speak to one of them or, if you would like to remain anonymous, you can also contact Crimestoppers.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 5351 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111


Staff Reporter

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