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Man arrested following the death of a 67-year-old woman in Manchester

A man has been arrested following the death of a woman at her home in Manchester.

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Westminister Street Manchester: Google

At around 8:30pm on Thursday 7 May 2020, police were called to reports of a concern for welfare at an address on Westminster Street, Manchester.

Emergency services attended and a 67-year-old woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody for questioning.

Detective Inspector Benjamin Cottam, of GMP’s Major Incident Team, said:

“Our thoughts remain with the family of this woman who tragically lost her life and our specialist officers are continuing to support them at this distressing time.

“Although we have a man in custody, our investigation is very much ongoing, and I would like to stress that our detectives are continuing to work tirelessly to complete their enquiries.

“I would urge anyone with any information that could assist officers in their investigation to please get in touch as soon as possible.”

Anyone with any information can contact police on 0161 856 5018, quoting incident number 2855 of 7/5/2020.

Reports can also be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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