Two men found dead at Manchester city centre hotel


An investigation has been launched after a man was found dead outside a hotel in Manchester city centre and another was found dead in a room of the same building.

Greater Manchester Police said they were called to Portland Street shortly after 5.30am on Wednesday following reports that a man had fallen from a building.

The man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers gained entry to a room in the Britannia Hotel and found another man, who also died at the scene.

A forensic tent was put up at the back of the hotel on Silver Street, which remains closed.

Detective Chief Inspector Amber Waywell, of Greater Manchester Police’s Major Incident Team, said: “We are currently working to establish exactly what happened to lead to the death of both these men.

“We have a team of officers at the scene and Silver Street in the city centre will remain closed as we carry out our investigations.”


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