A man has been pronounced dead after police were called to reports a man had entered the water around Ontario Quay at 11am in Salford Quays.

A man believed to be in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later.

Officers are currently at the scene conducting enquires and the circumstances surrounding his death are unknown.

An eyewitness claimed to see an ambulance leaving the scene with a police escort

Greater Manchester police aren’t looking for anyone in connection with the incident, and enquiries are ongoing.

An electric scooter has also been sealed off in part of the dock by police.

Eyewitnesses saw police talking to the water sports staff.

The Helly Hansen water sports centre is based at Ontario Quay.

The water sports centre have currently given no comment.

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