A MAN has died after being found semi-conscious in Heaton Park.

Police were sent to the park at around 10.50am on Sunday after receiving a report of a semi-conscious man.

Members of the public were giving first aid to the man when officers arrived.

Paramedics went to the scene and took the man to hospital.

But he died shortly afterwards.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman: "At around 10:50 am, police officers were called to a report of a semi-conscious male in Heaton Park.

"Upon arrival members of the public had begun first aid.

"The North West Ambulance Service also attended the scene and the male was taken to hospital.

"Sadly the male died at hospital a short time later."