Date: 8 Nov 2017
A 68-year-old man was found dead in a burnt-out car in Cross Lane East in Partington on the night of Wednesday 8 November 2017.
The police were called out just before 7.50pm after reports were made of a car exploding.
However, the police later said that there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and no evidence of any third party involvement.
A neighbhour was reported as having said, 'I heard a loud bang. At first I thought it was kids messing about, then I looked out my window and a car was on fire. It was well alight by the time I looked out of my window. Our neighbours called the police straight away'.
The man's identity and the cause for the fire are not known.