3 March 2024 11:22 PM
A man, believed to be homeless, has been found dead in a shop doorway in Manchester's Gay Village

news: Homeless’ man is found dead in doorway amid freezing temperatures in Manchester – as Met Office issues yellow warnings for ice tomorrow after -12C ‘snow bomb’ blasted Cumbria

  • Man declared deceased on Bloom Street in the city’s Gay Village 

A man was found dead in a shop doorway in central Manchester on Sunday morning.

Emergency services rushed to Bloom Street in the city’s Gay Village at 10.20am, where the man, who is believed to be homeless, was declared deceased, Greater Manchester Police said.

The cause of death has yet to be determined but the incident is not being treated as suspicious, as police continue investigations.

It comes amid freezing temperatures on Sunday night in Manchester, as the Met Office issued severe weather warnings for snow and ice.

A police cordon has been put in place on the street and officers remain at the scene. 

A man who was walking past the scene at 9am this morning said he assumed the man was asleep when he saw him lying in the doorway.

A man, believed to be homeless, has been found dead in a shop doorway in Manchester’s Gay Village

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Officers rushed to the scene on Bloom Street at 10.20am on Sunday morning, where a police cordon has been put in place 

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It comes as freezing temperatures have battered the North of England this weekend

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Up to 12 inches of snow descended on Cumbria

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A blanket of snow covered Sedgefield in County Durham amid sub zero temperatures

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A woman pictured traipsing through the snow in Grasmere, Cumbria 

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Fresh snow at Seaton Sluice in Northumberland, as temperatures are tipped to plunge to as low as minus 11C

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The Met Office today issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice in eastern Scotland from 5pm on Sunday to 12pm on Monday, and ice for much of northern England

He was discovered near the Village Chippy and Roadie’s Fast Food restaurant, the MEN reported.

The incident comes as the UK has been battered by Arctic conditions with some of coldest temperatures since last year recorded, including a -12.5C in northern Scotland.

Up to 12 inches of snow descended on Cumbria, where a major incident was declared by police yesterday.

The Met Office today issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice in eastern Scotland from 5pm on Sunday to 12pm on Monday, warning that wintry showers and and snow on icy surfaces will cause delays to travellers and could result in injuries. 

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said it was utilising its 4 x 4 vehicles to help ‘vulnerable people stuck in the snow as required’, adding that it was assisting at reception centres.

The M6 became blocked southbound between J38 and J37 due to jackknifed lorries, Cumbria Police confirmed.

Source : https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12820661/Homeless-man-dead-doorway-amid-freezing-temperatures-Manchester-Met-Office-issues-yellow-warnings-ice-tomorrow-12C-snow-bomb-blasted-Cumbria.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490&rand=1270

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