Police have confirmed that a search taking place at a block of residential flats is connected to the investigation into the alleged murder of 34-year-old Ashley Walsh.
Ashley Walsh, from Failsworth, went missing from North Manchester on January 7 before tragically being found found in a wooded area of Sandhills Park in Collyhurst, with police seen searching the woods on Monday (January 17).
The Manchester Evening News also understands that searches have been taking place at a flat in Stonemill Terrace, Lancashire Hill, Stockport, this week linked to this investigation.
Tactical Aid Unit officers were seen coming to and leaving the block this morning while a Crime Scene Investigation van remains in place. READ MORE: Family's tribute to 'larger than life' man who died after 'altercation' on business park Residents told the M.E.N that detectives and forensic officers had been searching a flat all week.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk