Police are searching a number of new locations as part of a murder investigation following the death of a man who "always put his family first".

Stuart Everett, 67, is believed to have died in Salford at the end of March and an investigation into his murder was launched after parts of his body were found in Kersal Dale Wetlands, near Prestwich, on April 4.

Further discoveries of remains were found at Blackleach Reservoir in Walkden and Colliery Wood in Salford.

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Michal Jaroslaw Polchowski, 68, and Marcin Majerkiewicz, 42, both of Worsley Road, Eccles, have since been charged with murder.

Today, Thursday, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has said officers will be searching Boggart Hole Clough in North Manchester and land near Walkden train station over the coming days.

Land near to Patricroft railway station will be also searched by British Transport Police officers.

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The searches are as a result of in-depth CCTV and phone data enquiries that detectives have located during the investigation.

Specialist divers, Tactical Aid Unit officers and police dogs will be used in the searches.

The Bolton News: Scene of the murder investigation Scene of the murder investigation (Image: GMP)

Detective Superintendent Lewis Hughes from GMP’s Serious Crime Division and Senior Investigating Officer, said: “The scenes that we will be searching over the coming days have come to our attention through some exceptional detective work conducted by the investigation team.

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“We know there will be some disruption to the local community as a result of searching other locations, but it is so important that we do this, we need to be able to provide Stuart’s family with the information they need to process this news.

“Our investigation is ongoing, we still have a lot of work to do and I hope the public can see the dedication and compassion that continues to be shown across the force by officers and staff who are either keeping the scene secure, searching for evidence or investigating this behind the scenes.

“We all have our part to play in getting justice for Stuart’s family and every search we conduct is one step closer to finding answers for them.”

Following his death, Stuart's family released a statement which said: “We as a family are united in our grief over the devastating news of Stuart’s untimely death and the manner in which he died.

“He was a unique and endearing character who always put his family and many friends first.

“He loved his food, his garden, his music and a flutter on the horses, we have been overwhelmed with the messages of support and are thankful that so many people thought so much of him.

“He did not deserve to die the way he did and will be eternally missed. RIP.”