Three teenagers arrested for murder after man’s body is found in lake in Wigan 


Three teenagers aged 17, 18, and 19 are arrested for murder after man’s body is found in lake in Wigan

  • Body of a man, thought to be in his late teens, was discovered in a Wigan lake 
  • Police have arrested three teenagers aged 17, 18 and 19 on suspicion of murder  
  • Investigation has been launched to establish how the man ended up in the lake 

Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of another teen was found in a lake in Wigan. 

Police were called to Scotsman’s Flash, a lake in the area, at around 2pm on Sunday to ‘reports of a concern for welfare of a man’.

There, they found a young man’s body in the water. He is believed to have been in his late teens.

The body of the man, thought to be in his late teens, was found at Scotsman’s Flash in Wigan on Sunday afternoon

An investigation into his death has been launched.

Three teenagers – aged 17, 18 and 19 – have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A GMP statement added: ‘Enquiries are in their infancy and officers remain at the scene whilst investigation work is carried out.

‘Officers are keeping an open mind as the circumstances surrounding the man’s death are established.’

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