Manchester canal towpath to be sealed at night after deaths
A stretch of canal towpath is to be closed off at night following the deaths of two teenagers in Manchester.
The body of Orlando Nyero, 19, was found in the Rochdale Canal on Wednesday. In March student Charlie Pope was found dead in the same place.
Authorities will immediately put gates up to seal off parts of the towpath near bars after 22:00, Manchester Water Safety Partnership said.
Charlie's father Nick Pope said "you've got to protect people from themselves".
Charlie, 19, from Northumberland, and Orlando, of Bolton, both went missing after nights out in the city centre.... read more
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