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Murder of Donald Patience

GMP are investigating the Murder of Donald Patience, which occurred at 258 Ainsworth Road, Radcliffe, Bury

Details of Incident

Approximately 10:30am on Tuesday 22 August 2023, officers were called to an address on Ainsworth Road in Radcliffe, Bury, to reports of a burglary. On searching the address, Police found the body of a man. The male was pronounced dead at the scene and has been identified as Donald Patience 45 years.

To help with further enquiries, officers are now appealing to the public who may have seen or heard anything unusual earlier this week in and around the area.

Police are appealing to the local community for any eyewitness accounts or footage of any activity that may be able to assist with the investigation. This includes CCTV, Dashcam, ring doorbell footage and mobile phone footage in relation to the incident.

Contact Information

Information can be provided via the MIPP Portal, please click "Submit Your Information Here"

Alternatively the Major Incident Team can be contacted on 0161 856 3635 quoting incident number 1139 of 22/08/23 or use our Live Chat service at

The independent charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111