A woman aged 64 has died in a house fire on Hayling Road in Sale.
Emergency services were called to a property on the road at around 2.50pm on March 20 to reports of a fire, police have now concluded that the fire was non suspicious.
Firefighters discovered the body of a woman after undergoing a search of the property, formal identification of the dead woman has yet to take place.
A joint investigation between Greater Manchester Police and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service has been launched to establish the cause of the fire.
Detective Chief Inspector Paul Parker of GMP’s Trafford Borough said: “This is a tragic incident in which a woman has died and my thoughts are with her family at this time.
“This investigation is in its early stages and we are working closely with GMFRS to establish how this fire started.
“I would urge anyone with information to contact police.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 1216 of 20/03/17 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.