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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A police investigation is underway after a body was found on a quiet street in Wigan. Officers rushed to the scene on Kilburn Drive in Shevington at around 7pm last night (Thursday). They tragically found a body at the scene. A huge cordon was put in place on the residential street, stretching to Lyndon Avenue. A forensic tent was erected within the police tape. Follow live updates on this incident here Some local residents reported hearing emergency services arriving at the scene last night, while others woke this morning to find their street was a crime scene. One resident told the Manchester Evening News how neighbours are being told to remain in their homes today. They said: "It was about 8 o'clock last night when we noticed the police here. Police told us they had a 999 call at about 6.50pm. A police cordon in place on Kilburn Drive (Image: MEN) "Everyone is confined to their houses still, police want everybody to stay in. Things like this don't happen around here, police have been knocking on doors asking for CCTV. "It's a quiet area and everyone who lives here is elderly. It's horrible.
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." Another local resident said: "Police were already here when I got home from work at around 10.30 last night. Fire engines were here as well. "It’s normally quiet round here though. Nothing ever happens."
A police scene on Kilburn Drive (Image: Sean Hansford | Manchester Evening News) Police have not yet confirmed whether the person found is a male or female. Work is ongoing to identify them. The force said an investigation is underway with anyone with information being urged to get in touch. In a statement, a Greater Manchester Police spokesperson said: "At around 7pm yesterday evening (Thursday 24 November 2022) officers were called to reports of a deceased body on Kilburn Drive, Shevington, Wigan. "Emergency services attended and sadly confirmed these reports. A scene is currently in place at the location and contained on Kilburn Drive with no disruption to the wider area. "Police are working to identify the body and enquiries are ongoing, we are keen to speak to anyone who has any information about this incident. Any information should be passed to us via LiveChat or by calling 101 quoting incident number 000910 of 25/11/2022." Read more of today's top stories here READ NEXT: Man phones POLICE as drivers blast their horns during 'four hour wait' to leave city centre car park Predator loan sharks 'emptied' poverty-stricken victims' bank accounts and spent their benefits Ex-firefighter guilty of child abduction after he's caught taking boys camping and sleeping at his Moment Black Friday descended into 'chaos' in Greater Manchester as police called to Tesco Grammar school PE teacher struck off after booking hotel room before having sex with former student
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