The Bodies Of Four Vietnamese Migrants Have Been Found In A Mill In Manchester

Demolition workers discovered the bodies of four Vietnamese migrants in the burnt-out remains of a mill in Manchester that was destroyed in a fire two months ago.

Authorities at the scene of Bismarck House mill in Oldham
Authorities at the scene of Bismarck House mill in Oldham

Demolition workers made the grim discovery at the former Bismarck House mill in Oldham, Greater Manchester, on Saturday, police confirmed.

Greater Manchester Police said they received a report last Thursday claiming that four Vietnamese nationals were missing and that they may have been involved in a fire. On May 7, A fire ripped through the mill that took firefighters four days to extinguish.

The case has been passed to GMP's Professional Standard Bureau and a major incident has been declared.

GMP's Assistant Chief Constable Rob Potts said: "Victims and the bereaved are at the forefront of our investigations into deaths.

"As such, whilst work is ongoing to confirm the identity of the deceased, we are liaising with partner agencies to ensure potential family members in Vietnam are fully informed and supported.

"This news will understandably impact both the local and wider community. "I can reassure members of the public that this has been declared a major incident to ensure both GMP and partner agencies respond to this incident in the most effective way and that specialist officers are following every line of enquiry to confirm the identity of the deceased, if anyone else was inside the mill during the fire, and the full circumstances surrounding that fire.

"Any criminal offences identified as part of their investigation will be immediately and appropriately progressed." International Condemnation As Four Democracy Activists Are Executed In Myanmar


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