Serial killer 'could be prowling the streets and dumping bodies in canals' expert claims “Canals are not popular suicide spots, especially for men. They are, however, popular dumping sites. And water can be a sure way to erase DNA evidence. "Suffolk strangler Steve Wright dumped some of his prostitute victims in water so any traces of him would be washed away." Police have played down his belief that a serial killer could be on the loose, insisting each individual case is investigated thoroughly, the Manchester Evening News reports. A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: "Only after a robust investigation into the circumstances of each death would investigators deem one to be 'non-suspicious' and pass the file to the coroner. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/serial-killer-could-prowling-streets-4959694 A PREDATORY serial killer could be prowling the streets after an “alarming” number of corpses were dragged out of waterways in the UK. The Mirror reports that a total of 61 bodies have been pulled from the Manchester canals over the past 6 years, many found near the city’s gay village. “It is extremely unlikely that such an alarming number of bodies found in the canals is the result of accidents or suicides,” Professor Craig Jackson, from Birmingham University said. http://www.news.com.au/world/europe...moved-from-canal/story-fnh81p7g-1227181828196 Will be worth keeping an eye on.