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Murder of Christopher Hughes

GMP are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage in relation to the murder of Christopher HUGHES 18th February 2022 in the area of Whitemoss Road South, Skelmersdale.

Details of Incident

At 16:37hrs on 18th February 2022 Christopher Hughes was taken from the Worsley Hall area of Wigan in a blue Audi A4 registration BV21 WZL. His body was found on Whitemoss Road South in Skelmersdale on 22nd February at 11:05hrs.

Detectives from the Major Incident Team are appealing for anyone who may have seen the Blue Audi A4 BV21 WZL travelling from Almond Grove in Wigan to White Moss Road South in Skelmersdale between 1630hrs and 1720hrs on 18th February 2022. Anyone who has Dash cam footage who may have been on those roads, including the M58 particularly between and on the roundabouts at junctions three and four of the M58 or the bridge over it which leads to White Moss Road South.

Detectives are also appealing to witnesses who have walked along or near Whitemoss Road South between Friday 18th in the afternoon and Tuesday 22nd February. Delivery drivers, dog walkers, joggers, cyclists, anyone who has seen anything suspicious in this area during these 5 days.

Contact Information

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