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Family pay tribute to mother murdered in Salford

Linzi Ashton Photo: Family hand out

The family of a mother-of-two, who was murdered in Salford, have paid tribute to her and released a new photo.

The body of Linzi Ashton was found at her home on Saturday.

In a statement Linzi's family said:

"Linzi was a much-loved daughter, sister, aunt and mum to two beautiful children, Destiny and Daisy.

"She was the most beautiful, generous, caring person anyone could ever wish to meet. She would never harm anyone and was always there for her children and family. She loved treating her girls to princess sleepovers, dressing up and baking for them. When she walked into a room it would light up with her energy and love.

"Life will never be the same again without her. Our all family and friends have been devastated by her death. The whole community is in shock."

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