Missing man who was travelling to Preston found dead in Manchester

Posted on - 28th May, 2021 - 6:32pm | Author - | Posted in - Lancashire Police, Preston News
Alan Zawadski
Alan Zawadski

Officers searching for a missing man have sadly found a body.


Alan Zawadski, 30, from Dundee in Scotland, was last seen on Saturday 1 May in the Islington area of London. He spoke to a relative a day later and said he was travelling to Preston, however he never arrived.

Yesterday (Thursday 27 May), officers at Greater Manchester Police reported the discovery of the body of a man close to the Ashton Canal on Upper Helena Street, Manchester.

While he has yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be Alan. His family have been informed.

The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time and a file will be passed to HM Coroner.

A spokesperson for Preston Police said: “We would like to say a huge thanks to everyone who responded to our previous appeals in our search to find Alan.

“Our thoughts remain with his family and friends at this very sad time.”

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