Human leg found by dog walker on ground behind Conservative Club near Rochdale

Police use sniffer dogs in an attempt to find any other body parts

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A human leg has been found on land behind a Conservative Club in Greater Manchester, police said.

A dog walker stumbled across the limb near Healey Conservative Club in Whitworth, near Rochdale, at about 2.45pm on Sunday.

Sniffer dogs were being used by police in an attempt to find any other body parts.

Lancashire Constabulary said: “Police were called at shortly before 2.45pm today to a report that a member of the public had found a human leg on land behind Healey Conservative Club at Whitworth.

“Police are now searching the area to see if there are any further body parts and inquiries are ongoing to try to establish to whom the leg belongs.”

It was unclear whether the leg belonged to a man or a woman.

Staff at the club refused to comment when contacted by the Manchester Evening News.