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Body In Canal: Missing Stone Roses Fan

Body in the Manchester Ship Canal is 22-year-old Christopher Brahney

Published on July 9th 2012.

Body In Canal: Missing Stone Roses Fan

POLICE have confirmed the body found in a canal in Salford this morning is that of missing 22-year-old Christopher Brahney.

Shortly before 9.35am, police received a report of a body in the Manchester Ship Canal, near to MediaCityUK, Salford Quays. Christopher was last seen by friends at about 11.30pm on Friday 29 June, when he was at the Stone Roses concert in Heaton Park, Manchester.

A post mortem examination is due to take place tomorrow.

A statement on behalf of the Brahney family was made by Francesca Jane Tracey on the Help Find Chris Brahney Facebook page.

statement was posted on the Find Chris Brahney Facebook page by Francesca Tracey:

Read more at: http://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/s/1582999_breaking-stone-roses-fan-chris-brahney-found-dead-in-salford-quays

It reads: 'It is with great sadness that on behalf of the Brahney family I am writing to you all. The police will be issuing a formal statement soon regarding the body that was found in the Canal this morning. At this time we believe that it is Chris, however formal identification has still to take place.

'The family would like to thank everyone for all the kind words, thoughts and prayers that you have sent our way. Thank you for all the support, it has given them immense strength and courage.

'Please respect the family’s wishes and ensure that they are left alone during this difficult time.'

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Lynda Moyo shared this on Facebook on July 9th 2012.
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Chris BlackwellJuly 9th 2012.

So tragic. RIP Chris.

Rob DunnJuly 9th 2012.


Lisa GaynordJuly 9th 2012.

Really really saddened ,it could have been any one of our kids that went that night as mine did !
My whole family are with you in our thoughts x

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