Body found near Manchester United’s training ground with large police presence

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A body has been found in woodland near Manchester United's training ground in Carrington.

Emergency services, including police and ambulances, rushed to a "police incident" on Ashton Road, just off Birch Road, which is located near the Aon Training Complex.

An air ambulance also attended the scene, where a young man's body was discovered.

Greater Manchester Police said there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

"Shortly before 11am this morning (Thursday 27 August 2020), police were called to a report that the body of a man had been found on land in Carrington," they said in a statement.

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"Emergency services attended and sadly found the body of a man believed to be in his 20s.

"There are believed to be no suspicious circumstances."

North West Ambulance Service said they received a call about the incident just after 11am on Thursday morning.

"We sent a number of resources to the scene including an ambulance, two rapid response vehicles and an air ambulance," a spokesperson said.

"We did not take anyone to hospital."

Ashton Road is located right next to the Aon Training Complex.

The complex, built in 2000, is the training ground and academy headquarters of Manchester United F.C.

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