A BODY has been found at a property in Bury.

Police were called to Bolton Road in Hawkshaw this afternoon.

A police cordon has been installed, and crime scene investigators are on the scene.

A police spokesman said: "We were called shortly before 3pm to reports of a deceased man.

"It is not being treated as suspicious.

"Officers are still on the scene."

Residents reported that there are three police cars, a CSI van and an unmarked police vehicle at the scene.

A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) said: "We were called shortly before 3pm.

"We attended an incident with one ambulance and a rapid response vehicle.

"The police were also in attendance.

"We did not take anyone to hospital."