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Murder of Rhys Thompson

GMP are appealing for information with regards to the murder of Rhys Thompson


Details of Incident

At around 6.40am on Friday 14th May 2021, Police in West Yorkshire attended to reports of a body found off Pike End Road in Rishworth, Calderdale.
Formal identification has since taken place and has been confirmed as that of 29-year-old Rhys Thompson from the Moss Side area.
A murder investigation was launched by GMP's Major Incident Team and specialist officers are supporting Rhys's family at this distressing time.
One of the police's main lines of enquiry is a disturbance that occurred at around 3.40am earlier that morning on Delaunays Road, Crumpsall, during which it is believed that Rhys and his three friends were involved in a disturbance with another group of men before Rhys's body was found three hours later in Rishworth.
Investigators are particularly interested to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard a disturbance in the Crumpsall or Pike End Road Rishworth areas in the early hours of Friday morning.

Contact Information

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Alternatively, you can contact Police on 0161 856 4815 quoting Operation Linnet.

Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111