The body of Najeebullah Nekzad, 19, who was from Ashton-under-Lyne area, was found in an abandoned Fiat Punto shortly before 11.10am on August 31 on a remote part of New Hey Road, Scammonden. Mr Nekzad’s death is currently being treated as unexplained and officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward to help in the investigation.
Detective Superintendent Pat Twiggs from the Protective Services (Crime) team, said: "I am releasing a photo of three men I want to speak to as potential witnesses about what happened."
"They were in the area between 9.50am and 10.10am on Wednesday 28 August.
"They were in a white coloured Vauxhall Grandland (pictured) and got out of the vehicle to take pictures of the old Nont Sarahs Hotel.."
We have also released images of fourother vehicles: A white Mercedes (possibly E class), A red Vauxhall (possibly a Zafira), A white car-derived van (make unknown), An unknown car possibly a Honda
We want to speak to the drivers of those vehicles or any passengers inside as again they may hold important information about what happened.
I specifically want to speak to the people in those cars or anyone else who was driving in the area and particularly anyone with dash cam footage."
Anyone with information which could help the investigation is asked to contact West Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting log 438 of 30 August.