An investigation has been launched following a fatal house fire in Levenshulme.
On Wednesday 23 March 2016, at around 11:20am police were called to reports of a fire on Drury Street, Levenshulme.
Greater Manchester fire and rescue service were already in attendance at the location, when officers arrived and confirmed that they had found the body of a person inside the property.
The identity of the person that has died is yet to be confirmed.
There is currently a police cordon around the location which includes the closure of Drury Street.
Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Wilkinson from GMP’s South Manchester Division said:
“This is a tragic incident in which a person has sadly lost their life.
“A joint investigation has now been launched between the police and fire service, to establish the circumstances surrounding the cause of the fire”.