Murder probe after man found dead with head injuries


Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man with head injuries was found dead at a property in Greater Manchester. 

A man was Tasered at the scene in response to his "aggressive behaviour" before being arrested on suspicion of murder, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said. 

Officers discovered the body after they were called to Atkinson Road, Urmston, at around 12.30pm on Monday to reports of concerns for the welfare of a woman with a head injury.

She was taken to hospital for treatment, while the man remains in custody. 

Detective Inspector Carl Gilbert of GMP's Trafford borough said: "We are in the very early stages of our inquiries but I would like to extend my sincere condolences to the family of this man.

"Local residents may notice an increase in police presence as we conduct our inquiries and should they have any concerns about this incident then I would say feel free to approach these officers and raise them."

Anybody with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident number 844 of 22/08/16, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.