Family of Horwich man found dead pay tribute to him

Stephen Leyland , aged 47, was found at around 6:30am on Monday, January 8.

Emergency services were called and now police have confirmed there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

Mr Leyland paid tribute to her dad and said she would ‘make him proud’ and described his as the ‘strongest’ man she knew.

The Bolton News: Stephen Leyland

His daughter, Abbie, said the following: “He was just the most amazing dad and grandad and made the world magical, he’s was always such a strong person in my life!

“He was my best friend and I can’t comprehend that he is not here right now, there was no one closer than me and my dad.

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“My heart is absolutely broken there’s so much I could say about him but right now I’m just lost for words.

The Bolton News: Police at the scene

“I just hope he’s happy now and at peace, I love him so much.

“I am so heartbroken for Arlie, he really stepped up as a grandad and loved him like his own child, Arlie was always so happy around him and he always made the best efforts with him that I can’t thank him enough for.

“All I can do now is make him proud, stay strong, and live on how he brought me up! The strongest, bravest man that I know I love you dad rest in peace you will never be forgotten in our family xxxxx.”

Emergency services were called to Station Road, near to the M61 at  the boundary of Horwich and Blackrod and remained on the scene throughout the day after the tragic discovery.







Source – INDIA TV