Police opened an investigation for murder after the discovery of a man's body in Bury.
Raymond Dixon, 50, was found dead Tuesday in a home on Myrtle Street North.
The Greater Manchester police said they had been called by the ambulance service, who were already present on the site. They discovered a body around 1:25.
Following a post mortem examination of the Home Office, Raymond's death is considered suspicious.
He was the victim of an assault and died as a result of his head injuries, police said.
The inspectors said the investigations were ongoing and had appealed to anyone with information about what had happened.
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Detective Inspector John Mulvihill of the GMP Major Incident Team said: "We are working to reconstruct the circumstances in which this man tragically lost his life and we are determined to give his family the answers they need. they deserve.
"In particular, I want to establish Raymond's movements on Monday.
"We have specialized officers who support his family in this incredibly difficult time and our thoughts are very much with them.
"You will see an increased police presence in the area in the next few days – talk to these police officers if you have any concerns."
Anyone with information should call the police at 0161 856 6777, mentioning the incident number 96 of 12/02/19, or by the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymous, at 0800 555 111.