Sign up to the MySalford newsletter to keep up with what's happening in and around the city An inquest has opened into the death of a 19-year-old man who died at Salford Quays.
The body of Ngapekare Marenga was recovered from the water on Sunday evening (July 18). Police coroner's officer Stefan Wilson told Bolton Coroner's Court that Ngapekare, who could not swim, had gone to the Quays with friends earlier in the day. READ MORE:'I honestly thought he was invincible': Mum's heartache after son, 23, dies suddenly in his flat While his friends swam in the water, he stayed at the side.
But Ngapekare, a college student who lived in Ardwick, later joined his friends in the water and found himself in difficulty.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk