Body thrown out of window after tragic discovery at South Manchester home

Emergency services were forced to remove an upper story window of a house to remove a body in Moss Side on Monday night. Officers and crews from the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) were called to Crondall Street, where the tragic discovery was made.

Horrified neighbors watched as the body, apparently that of a man, was carried out of the window around 4:00 pm (May 9). Those who lived in adjoining houses spoke of their shock after witnessing the body bag slowly descend to the ground.

It is understood that removing the window was the only way the body could be recovered, with pictures showing the number of items amassed on the property. A bunch of items were seen lying in front of the house on the street after the body was removed.

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GMFRS confirmed they were called to the address in support of an ongoing police incident, spending around three hours at the scene before leaving shortly after 7 p.m. Footage from the scene showed fire crews, forensic officers and everyone outside. of the property.

Residents told the MENS how fire crews could be seen lifting a body bag from a property window using a crane. Others in adjoining houses recounted how they had noticed a “bad smell” coming from upstairs in recent days and spoke of their surprise at the afternoon discovery.

Fire crews responded to an incident on Crondall Street in Moss Side
Fire crews were seen using a crane on a residential property

A neighbor said: “He was a man who lives there, he always kept to himself. I don’t know his name or anything about him, but he was very quiet. My partner and I had noticed a bad smell coming from our upstairs room last night. week, but I thought it was rats or something.

“We haven’t seen it for at least a week or heard anything at all. It was still a shock when we saw what was happening as you don’t expect it to happen where you live.”

A bunch of items dragged off the property when the body was removed

Another witness said: “We just looked out the window and saw all the police and fire crews. I peeked out and saw them use a fire truck tow truck to access the property and remove the body bag. I don’t know the person who lives there, but I couldn’t believe it when we saw what was happening.”

Other neighbors recounted how the man was often seen picking up items left in back alleys and on the street before bringing them home. Images from the scene show chairs, wooden panels and plastic boxes among the items that had to be removed.

A large return fire was rushed to the scene to remove the body.

A Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) spokesperson said: “GMFRS has spent approximately three hours tonight supporting colleagues from Greater Manchester Police at an address in Crondall Street, Manchester. There is no risk to people or property in the local area and the incident is now drawing to a close.”

Further details about the nature of the incident and the identity of the man have yet to be confirmed. Greater Manchester Police have been contacted for further information.

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